It's the most shocking space news of the 21st century -- literally! Continue reading →
Saturn's small moon Mimas may have its own subsurface ocean according to some strange measurements made by Cassini.
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 →
Titan's mysterious south pole vortex is much colder than expected... and it's laced with a highly toxic compound. Continue reading →
Moonlets in Saturn's F-ring are being created and destroyed at an astonishing rate by the gas giant's tidal chaos. Continue reading →
If you were in any doubt about the similarities between Earth and Titan, this animation of several observations snapped by NASA's Cassini Saturn orbiter should convince you otherwise. Continue reading →
New observations from NASA's Saturn-orbiting Cassini spacecraft has revealed at least 101 individual geysers erupting from Enceladus' crust and, through careful analysis, planetary scientists have uncovered their origin. Continue reading →
What happens to carbon -- and other solid materials -- when the pressure is even greater, such as what exists in the cores of Jupiter, Saturn and giant planets beyond the solar system? The world's largest laser hopes to find out.
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