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Nov 7, 2014 05:16 AM ET
Here on Earth, diamonds are rare and valuable. And forever, if you're a James Bond fan. A few planets in our friendly little solar systems might be flush with them -- it might even be raining diamonds on the gas giants Saturn and Jupiter!
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 22, 2014 03:02 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
It's as if Titan is getting festive for Hallowe'en -- astronomers have detected a ghostly glow around the the north and south poles of the Saturnian moon that had previously gone undetected. 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 16, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Saturn's small moon Mimas may have its own subsurface ocean according to some strange measurements made by Cassini.
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 →
Oct 1, 2014 04:43 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Titan's mysterious south pole vortex is much colder than expected... and it's laced with a highly toxic compound. Continue reading →
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