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Apr 22, 2014 05:20 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Saturn certainly has some oddball moons and astronomers think they're close to explaining how a weird feature formed on one of them.
Apr 14, 2014 06:21 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA's Saturn-orbiting Cassini spacecraft has imaged something peculiar on the outermost edge of the gas giant's A-ring. Continue reading →
Apr 10, 2014 04:20 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
For the first time, astronomers may have spotted a moon circling an alien planet -- though they'll probably never know for sure exactly what they've found.
Apr 8, 2014 12:35 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Saturn's moons are packed with mystery and alien landscapes, but as shown in this flyby observation of Titan, some surface features have a very Earth-like flavor.
Apr 4, 2014 02:05 PM ET // Irene Klotz
On April 21 -- if not sooner -- the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer will crash into the surface of the moon and vaporize. But before that happens, NASA has a low-fly mission planned.
Apr 2, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Earth’s finishing touch came with a wallop when a Mars-sized hunk of real estate crashed into the fetal planet some 95 million years after the birth of the solar system -- later than some astronomers thought -- sending up debris that eventually formed moon.
Feb 12, 2014 04:13 PM ET // Jason Major
The first geologic map of Jupiter's moon Ganymede has been created, revealing its varied and complex terrain. Continue reading →
Dec 26, 2013 12:57 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
This Christmas, Cassini got into the festive spirit and shared gifts of stunning photos of Saturn, its enigmatic rings and mysterious moons.
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