Sculpting the dunes on Saturn’s moon Titan took 33,000 Earth years, or 3,000 years in Saturn time, new analysis of images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows.
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!
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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