Saturn’s rings and tilt may have been caused by the destruction of a moon

New data puts a couple of old theories to bed – and suggests a new one.

Saturn, showing Saturn's rings and tilt
Hubble Space Telescope captured this image of Saturn on July 4, 2020. Credit: NASA, ESA, A. Simon (Goddard Space Flight Center), M.H. Wong (University of California, Berkeley), and the OPAL Team