Moonlets in Saturn's F-ring are being created and destroyed at an astonishing rate by the gas giant's tidal chaos. Continue reading →
Sadly, Cassini can't soldier on forever; it will run out of fuel -- but that's not necessarily a bad thing. Continue reading →
Ten years after arriving at the majestic gas giant, Cassini has profoundly transformed our understanding of Saturn's dynamic atmosphere, rings and moons. Here are some highlights from Cassini's tenth year.
The ocean could be as salty as the Dead Sea of Israel and Jordan, which has implications for whether life could survive there.
Saturn's moon Titan is known to possess liquid seas and during a recent flyby by NASA's Cassini mission a mysterious formation appeared to rise from the depths. Continue reading →
NASA's Saturn-orbiting Cassini mission has captured, in breathtaking detail, the impact of one of its tiny moons on the outermost ring. Continue reading →
There are many mysteries about the enigmatic ringed gas giant, but the curious mechanism behind Saturn's 'spokes' is one of the more intriguing puzzles. Continue reading →
NASA's Saturn-orbiting Cassini spacecraft has imaged something peculiar on the outermost edge of the gas giant's A-ring. Continue reading →
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