saturn’s rings

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…

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

Weekly Space Hangout: June 27 2018: Space News Roundup

Hosts: Fraser Cain (universetoday.com / @fcain) Dr. Paul M. Sutter (pmsutter.com / @PaulMattSutter) Dr. Kimberly Cartier (KimberlyCartier.org / @AstroKimCartier )…

6 years 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

7 years ago

How Do We Settle on Saturn’s Moons?

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

7 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.

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…

7 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…

7 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…

8 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

8 years ago