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How Old Are Saturn's Rings? Idaho Professor Chimes Into The Debate

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Saturn, its spectra, and Titan (upper left).

Just how old are Saturn’s rings? You might think that would be an easy question to answer. But apparently in the scientific world, there’s quite a divide over this topic.

Matthew Hedman is an associate professor in the physics department at the University of Idaho. He’s in Boise tonight for Boise State University’s First Friday Astronomy Talk to delve into this controversy and joins Idaho Matters to talk more. 

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Samantha Wright is a news reporter and producer for Idaho Matters.