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Feb 4, 2016 12:06 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
If a material is thicker, it should be less transparent, right? It turns out that in Saturn's rings, that's not always the case.
Jan 20, 2016 07:50 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Titan will be the focus of Cassini's exploration at Saturn in 2016, but as can be seen from these recent unprocessed images, Titan isn't the only moon in town.
Dec 23, 2015 12:40 PM ET // Jason Major
After more than eleven years orbiting Saturn, NASA's Cassini spacecraft has made its last-ever targeted flyby of Enceladus, the big little moon that has intrigued scientists with its southern ice geysers since Cassini first spotted them in 2005.
Dec 18, 2015 03:27 PM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, which has been sailing around the Saturn system for more than 11 years, will make its final close approach to the ocean-bearing moon Enceladus on Saturday.
Dec 17, 2015 11:47 AM ET // Jason Major
It's not in a galaxy far, far away or even another star system -- this alien world is right in our planetary backyard, a mere 900 million miles away in orbit around Saturn.
Dec 15, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
After Cassini's 'deep-dive' into Enceladus' watery plumes, evidence mounts for life-friendly environments inside the Saturn moon's ocean.
Dec 10, 2015 10:22 AM ET // ABC Science News
The new image was created by combining multiple near-infrared images taken during a high-altitude flyby on November 13.
Nov 20, 2015 05:00 PM ET // Nola Taylor Redd, SPACE.com Contributor
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has detected a massive, never-before-seen icy cloud at the south pole of Saturn's huge moon Titan.
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