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Enceladus’s Fault Lines are Responsible for its Plumes

The Search for Life in our Solar System leads seekers to strange places. From our Earthbound viewpoint, an ice-covered moon…

4 weeks ago

Solar System Tours: Plumes of Enceladus

“We’re coming up on the plumes!” The co-pilot announced over the intercom. The other six passengers and I took our…

2 years ago

We Now Understand Why Enceladus has ‘Tiger Stripe’ Cracks at its Southern Pole

One of the biggest surprises of the 13-year Cassini mission came in Enceladus, a tiny moon with active geysers at…

2 years ago

Why Does Enceladus Have Stripes at its South Pole?

A study led by the Carnegie Institute of Science has determined why Enceladus' has its mysterious Tiger Stripes.

4 years ago

Check Out NASA’s New Instrument that will Look for Life on Enceladus

NASA recently unveiled their SELFI instrument, which will search Enceladus' plumes to look for signs of life in the interior

7 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…

8 years ago

100,000 Ice Blocks Mapped Out at the South Pole … of Enceladus

Ever since the Cassini space probe conducted its first flyby of Enceladus in 2005, the strange Saturnian moon has provided…

10 years ago

Scientists Discover 101 Geysers Erupting at Saturn’s Intriguing Icy Moon Enceladus

Scientists analyzing the reams of data from NASA’s Cassini orbiter at Saturn have discovered 101 geysers erupting from the intriguing…

10 years ago

How Many Moons Does Saturn Have?

Saturn has 53 confirmed and named moons, though as many as 150 may exist. This makes it second only to…

10 years ago

Enceladus’ Jets Reach All the Way to its Sea

Thanks to the Cassini mission we've known about the jets of icy brine spraying from the south pole of Saturn's…

11 years ago