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“Saturn”

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 3, 2014 02:40 PM ET // Discovery News
Scientists have announced the discovery of a sub-surface ocean on the Saturnian moon Enceladus -- explore the tiny world's icy surface and water ice geysers in this stunning collection of images from NASA's Cassini mission.
Apr 3, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Gravity measurements indicate the small moon Enceladus has an ocean sandwiched between its rocky core and icy shell, a finding that raises the prospects of a niche for life beyond Earth.
Mar 26, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
When you think of a celestial ring system, the beautiful ringed planet Saturn will likely jump to mind. But for the first time astronomers have discovered that ring systems aren't exclusive to planetary bodies -- asteroids can have them too.
Mar 20, 2014 07:22 PM ET // Irene Klotz
New observations from NASA’s Saturn-orbiting Cassini spacecraft show what appear to be glints of sunlight bouncing off a wind-rippled lake on the moon Titan. Continue reading →
Mar 10, 2014 12:18 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
This newly-released observation of Saturn's second largest moon could be mistaken for our own moon hanging in the night sky. Continue reading →
Feb 4, 2014 12:04 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
On Nov. 23, NASA's Cassini spacecraft took a snapshot of the ringed gas giant Saturn, capturing a beautiful portrait of the planet's mysterious hexagon. Continue reading →
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