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Tumbling Icy Moons

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Science  31 Mar 2006:
Vol. 311, Issue 5769, pp. 1859
DOI: 10.1126/science.311.5769.1859a

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HOUSTON, TEXAS-- Two planetary scientists suggested an explanation for the geophysical oddity of geysering at the south pole of Enceladus at the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, held here from 13 to 17 March: An imbalance in the saturnian satellite's innards may have rolled it over to bring the geysering down there. (Read more.)