Researchers from the University of Exeter and Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon have discovered the secret behind Saturn's youthful appearance. Given its age, Saturn should be darker and cooler. However, the sixth planet from the Sun is both bright and hot. Researchers learned that layers of gas, produced by physical instability deep within the large planet, keep heat from escaping and have prevented Saturn from becoming darker and cooler at the expected rate... To continue reading, subscribe to The Space Reporter today.
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