Cassini

Saturn’s Rings are Only 10 to 100 Million Years Old

Can you imagine the Solar System without Saturn's rings? Can you envision Earth at the time the dinosaurs roamed the…

4 years ago

Cassini Saw Rain Falling at Titan’s North Pole

The Cassini mission to Saturn ended in September 2017, but the data it gathered during its 13 year mission is…

4 years ago

Titan’s Thick Clouds Obscure our View, but Cassini Took these Images in Infrared, Showing the Moon’s Surface Features

Saturn's moon Titan is a very strange place. It's surrounded by a dense, opaque atmosphere, the only moon in the…

4 years ago

Saturn is Losing its Rings, Fast. They Could be Gone Within 100 Million Years

According to new research based on data obtained by the Cassini probe, Saturn's rings could be gone within 100 million…

4 years ago

Titan First-Ever Detected Dust Storms Prove the Moon is More Earth-like than Ever

Based on Cassini data, an international team of scientists found evidence of dust storms on Titan, yet another thing it…

4 years ago

Cassini Data Has Revealed a Towering Hexagonal Storm at Saturn’s Northern Pole

Data from the Cassini mission has revealed a massive hexagonal shaped storm high in the stratosphere of Saturn's north pole.

4 years ago

Titan Looks Cool in Infrared

Using 13 years of data obtained by Cassini's Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer (VIMS), the Cassini imaging team has produced…

4 years ago

Cassini’s “Grande Finale” Earns an Emmy Nomination!

In recognition of their efforts to communicate the importance of the Cassini mission, NASA's JPL recently received an Emmy nomination…

4 years ago

Complex Organics Molecules are Bubbling up From Inside Enceladus

According to the last study based on Cassini data, complex organic molecules exist within Enceladus and are being released through…

4 years ago

There’s Sand on Titan, Where Does it Come From?

A new study led by researchers from John Hopkins University tackles the question of where Titan's mysterious sand dunes come…

4 years ago