saturn’s rings

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.

5 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…

5 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…

5 years ago

New Visualization Of Waves In Saturn’s Rings Puts You In The Keeler Gap

In his latest piece of inspired artwork, Kevin Gill treats viewers to an artistic impression of what the Keeler Gap…

5 years ago

What is Galileo’s Telescope?

Galileo's telescope, an instrument he made himself and used to revolutionize astronomy, still manages to inspire us today

5 years ago

How Do We Terraform Saturn’s Moons?

Within the Saturn system, there are many moons which could present the opportunity terraforming. But to do so presents many…

5 years ago

What Would Earth Look Like With Rings?

People have often wondered what Earth would look like if it had Saturn's rings. JPL's Kevin Gill lets them know…

5 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,…

6 years ago

Saturn’s Moon Tethys

Thanks the Voyager missions and the more recent flybys conducted by the Cassini space probe, Saturn's system of moons have…

6 years ago

Saturn’s Moon Rhea

The Cronian system (i.e. Saturn and its system of rings and moons) is breathtaking to behold and intriguing to study.…

6 years ago