Will Titan finally answer, ‘Are we alone?’

We recently examined how and why Jupiter’s moon, Europa, could answer the longstanding question: Are we alone? While this small…

2 years ago

Whoa. Lakes on Titan Might be the Craters from Massive Underground Explosions

The Cassini spacecraft ended its mission to Saturn and its moons two years ago when it was sent plunging into…

5 years ago

Enceladus is Filled with Tasty Food for Bacteria

As soon as the Cassini-Huygens mission arrived the Saturn system in 2004, it began to send back a number of…

5 years ago

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…

5 years ago

Forecast for Titan: Cold, with a Chance of Noxious Ice Clouds

One of the many interesting finds made by the Cassini orbiter before it crashed into Saturn was evidence of a…

7 years ago

Cassini Conducts a Final Flyby of Titan Before Crashing into Saturn

Before it makes its final plunge into Saturn's atmosphere on Friday, the Cassini spacecraft made one last flyby of Titan,…

7 years ago

Titan’s Lakes are Nice and Calm. The Perfect Spot for a Landing

A recent study has shown that Titan's methane lakes experience very low waves, which could make it an ideal landing…

7 years ago

Exploring Titan with Balloons and Landers

At last week's Planetary Science Vision 2050 Workshop, scientists presented a concept for exploring Titan with balloons and landers.

7 years ago

Who was Giovanni Cassini?

For his contributions to the field of astronomy, Giovanni Domenico Cassini is considered to be one of the most important…

8 years ago

Life On Titan Possible Without Water

According to a recent study from Cornell University, the prebiotic conditions for life might exist on Titan, despite it being…

8 years ago