publication date: Friday, September 15, 2017 (part of Fall 2017)

category: Science

clue: This 17th-century astronomer discovered four moons of Saturn and the gaps in Saturn's rings. However, he was not deliberately lowered into Saturn's crushing atmosphere because his batteries had run out.

explanation: This goo was inspired by the planned destruction of the Cassini spacecraft by descending it into Saturn on the day this goo was published. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Matthew Preston, Erik Bates, Aaron Shurtleff, and Elaine Beckland


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