Maxwell Gap

Maxwell Gap

(maks -wĕl) (Maxwell Division) See Saturn's rings.
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One of his first breakthroughs was to use pure maths to establish Saturn's rings were (correctly) made up of a large number of individual particles and the division between the rings is now known as the Maxwell Gap.
This feature has been named the Maxwell Gap in honor of James Clerk Maxwell, who demonstrated in 1857 that the rings of Saturn must be composed of countless tiny satellites.