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Mimas Pushes Through Saturn’s Rings Like a Snowplow

Saturn's moon Mimas is the smallest of the gas giant's major moons. (Saturn has 62 moons, but some of them…

2 months 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…

7 months 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…

8 months 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…

1 year ago

Weekly Space Hangout: June 27 2018: Space News Roundup

Hosts: Fraser Cain ( / @fcain) Dr. Paul M. Sutter ( / @PaulMattSutter) Dr. Kimberly Cartier ( / @AstroKimCartier )…

1 year ago

What is the Weather like on Saturn?

Much like Jupiter, Saturn is known for having some pretty extreme weather, owing to its turbulent atmosphere and rapid rotation

3 years ago

How Do We Colonize Saturn’s Moons?

The idea of colonization of Saturn's moons is attractive and presents many benefits, even if it is a challenging and…

3 years ago

Cassini’s First Ring-Grazing Orbit A Success

The Cassini mission has begun its final phase and has completed its first ring-grazing orbit around Saturn.

3 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…

3 years ago

An Exoplanet With Huge Rings Intrigues

A new study by a team of researchers has shed further light on J1407b, a distant exoplanet that is believed…

3 years ago