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As they can be seen in practically any telescope, the rings of Saturn are one of the most iconic and breathtaking views in astronomy. However, they are also one of the most perplexing phenomena that have ever been investigated. How were they created? What is their age? How much longer will they last?Saturn with its majestic rings, which a recent study estimates to have formed around the time of the dinosaurs. These questions are addressed in a recent study published in Icarus where a research duo examined how the rings of Saturn are substantially younger than previously thought, on the order of a few million years, along with estimating the remaining lifetime of the rings, as well.

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