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Apr 14, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA's Cassini mission has spotted a small Saturn moon illuminated by reflected sunlight off Saturn's atmosphere.
Apr 7, 2015 06:50 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Though all of Saturn's moons have some curious quirks, Iapetus is probably the strangest of the Saturnian family of satellites.
Mar 2, 2015 03:53 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Chemical engineers have created a theoretical model of a type of alien cell that might be able to support life on Titan.
Dec 12, 2014 03:28 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Sculpting the dunes on Saturn’s moon Titan took 33,000 Earth years, or 3,000 years in Saturn time, new analysis of images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows.
Nov 7, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
At first glance, this image may appear to be a piece of modern art -- but it is in fact a very beautiful observation of Saturn and moon Titan during a special cosmic alignment with the sun. Continue reading →
Oct 30, 2014 06:17 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
During a recent flyby of Saturn's moon Titan, NASA's Cassini mission captured some breathtaking infrared views of the small world, photographing sunlight glinting off its hydrocarbon seas. Continue reading →
Oct 16, 2014 05:42 PM ET // Jason Major
It's the most shocking space news of the 21st century -- literally! Continue reading →
Oct 14, 2014 02:07 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In a stunning photograph beamed back to Earth from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, one of Saturn's moons appears to 'hang' off the gas giant's rings like a water droplet. Continue reading →
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