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Giga hexagon!

18 May 2012, 17:11 UTC
Giga hexagon!
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Well, while I'm on the subject of hexagons, I might as well do what I do best and leap from the imperceptibly tiny to the immensely huge. There's one hexagonal structure which is naturally formed and large enough to easily fit our entire planet inside it. It's been known about for decades, and no one really understands. If you'd like to see it for yourself though, you've going to have to go to Saturn. Simply speaking, there's a gaping hexagonal hole in the cloud cover of Saturn's north pole with around two and a half times the volume of our planet!(Read more ...)

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