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Uranus takes a pounding more frequently than thought [View all]




October 7, 2011

Uranus isn't just gassy, it's also tilted completely sideways, such that instead of rotating like a spinning top, it rolls around the plane of the solar system more like a giant ball. Now astronomers think they know how this happened, and it means that Uranus has been pounded really, really hard not once, but twice.

http://www.dvice.com/archives/2011/10/we-now-know-why.php

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