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Unformatted text preview: r 13 [HOMEWORK 2] Return by Wednesday, October 20 Optional Problem 2: One big question in planetary science is whether each of the rings of Saturn is solid or composed of many smaller satellites. There is a simple observation that can now be made to resolve this issue. Measure the velocity of the inner and outer portion of the ring: if the inner portion of the ring moves more slowly than the outer portion, then the ring is solid; if the opposite is true, then it is composed of many separate chunks. (a) If the...
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This note was uploaded on 01/20/2013 for the course PHYSICS 102 taught by Professor Unlu during the Spring '13 term at Boğaziçi University.
- Spring '13