Earth and Planetary Science
EPS Geophysics

How Enceladus Got Its Stripes

Doug Hemingway (former Miller postdoc now at Carnegie) published research with Max Rudolph (UC Davis) and EPS Professor Michael Manga about striping effect on Saturn's moon.  Their paper, Cascading parallel fractures on Enceladus, offers an explanation of the unique stripes present on the south pole of Enceladus.

For the press release from Carnegie Institution for Science, click here.  For related coverage by the New York Times, click here.