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May 26, 2015 05:10 PM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA on Tuesday selected nine science instruments it believes will best address the burning question about whether Jupiter’s ocean-bearing moon Europa has indications of life.
May 7, 2015 07:58 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
The erupting geysers on Saturn's Enceladus may not be geysers at all, they might just seem to appear when viewed from certain angles.
Apr 16, 2015 01:49 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
A ghostly apparition has long been known to follow Saturn moon Enceladus in its orbit around the gas giant. But until now, scientists have had a hard time tracking its source.
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 8, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The primordial planet believed to have smashed into baby Earth, creating a cloud of debris that eventually formed into the moon, was chemically a near-match to Earth.
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 31, 2015 06:45 AM ET // Jason Major
You're not seeing double; these are two images of the same world: icy, cratered Rhea, the second-largest natural satellite of Saturn.
Mar 13, 2015 01:12 PM ET
Our solar systems moons keep showing evidence for liquid water. These exciting discoveries have scientists re-examining how we should look for life "out there," and where we should look.
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