Uranus might have a sticky ring?
I guess that would explain the lack of dust.
Weird. Dust is normally everywhere.
Astronomers have measured the temperature of one of Uranus’s rings, dubbed Epsilon, for the first time. The result: the cluster of ice and rock is a nippy 77 kelvin. Uranus, our Solar System's far-flung icy electric-blue-colored ball, is circled by 13 rings. They were only recently discovered, as early as 1977, due to their …
I thought Uranus was greenish, Neptune blue. Seems current thinking is Uranus is blue-green.
Actually, Uranus was the blonde. Neptune had the green hair.
(and here I thought Neptune would have been the only one Uranus would have allowed to probe her cold ring... Except maybe Usagi.)
Not sure why you think the surrounding space would be 1K. The cosmic microwave background is about 3K, so literally nowhere in the universe is colder than that (at least not without some active mechanism to pump heat around, as is done in some experiments here on Earth). Close to a heat source, such as near a Sun, temperatures are of course much higher. Even Pluto doesn't drop below around 30K, and Uranus is a lot closer to the Sun than that.
As an ardent but rather fumbling student of the English language I stumbled over the word glomming as in: ".. it’s all glomming together.."
Now, the Urban dictionary defines glomming as
"The act of making out in a particularly slobbery and intense manner ..."
Gives me weird mental pictures in an alien space context.
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