PerspectivePlanetary Science

Creep and Flow on the Icy Moons of the Outer Planets

Science  03 Mar 2006:
Vol. 311, Issue 5765, pp. 1250-1251
DOI: 10.1126/science.1123985

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Summary

On Earth, the flow of ice depends on its grain size. Higher pressure forms of ice such as those within the icy moons of the outer planets behave similarly, significantly affecting models of their internal dynamics.

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