Saturn's Rings and the Cantor Set

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The radial cross section of the rings of Saturn can be modeled by the Cantor set, which you can approximate by selecting a certain number of iterations. Fly by Saturn to inspect the ring structure more closely!

Contributed by: Jeff Bryant (March 2011)
Suggested by: Stephen Wolfram
Based on a program by: Eric Rowland
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


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