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Did Something Massive Smash Into Uranus?

3 Jul 2018, 16:25 UTC
Did Something Massive Smash Into Uranus? ESA/Hubble & NASA, L. Lamy

You might be aware of one of Uranus’ complexities: It spins on its side, and its moons orbit on that same rotated plane. New evidence strengthens the case that Uranus was smashed in a giant collision, resulting in its sideways orientation to its orbital plane and perhaps explaining some of the planet’s other mysteries.

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