moons of saturn

Saturn’s “Death Star Moon” Mimas Probably has an Ocean Too

A recent study published in Nature presents a groundbreaking discovery that Saturn’s moon, Mimas, commonly known as the “Death Star”…

3 weeks ago

Saturn’s Rings will Disappear in 2025. Don’t Worry, They’ll Return Soon Enough

The rings of Saturn are some of the most well-known and captivating spectacles in the night sky, which are so…

3 months ago

Colliding Moons Might Have Created Saturn’s Rings

If we could wind the clock back billions of years, we'd see our Solar System the way it used to…

5 months ago

We Could Soon See Landslides on Europa and Ganymede

The European Space Agency’s (ESA) recently launched Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer (JUICE) mission and NASA's upcoming Europa Clipper mission could…

11 months ago

The Favorite Solar System Moons of Planetary Geologists; An In-Depth Discussion

The moons of our Solar System have garnered quite a lot of attention in the last few years, especially pertaining…

12 months ago

Astronomers Find 20 – Yes 20 – New Moons for Saturn

A team of astronomers led by Scott Sheppard has discovered 20 new moons around Saturn, putting it ahead of Jupiter!

4 years ago

Our Guide to Saturn Opposition Season 2019

Saturn opposition season never disappoints. Slowly, one by one, the planets are returning to the dusk sky. In June, we…

5 years ago

How Science Journalism Helped Me Become a Better Sci-Fi Writer

My work with Universe Today has helped fashion me into a better science fiction writer and led to the publication…

5 years ago

New Photos of Saturn and Mars from Hubble

The Hubble Space Telescope took advantage of the fact that both Saturn and Mars are at opposition this summer and…

6 years ago

Who was Christiaan Huygens?

The 17th century was a very auspicious time for the sciences, with advancements being made in the fields of physics,…

8 years ago