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Is the Solar System Really a Vortex?

The short answer? No. Not in the way that a popular animated gif insinuates, at least. If you're even a…

9 years ago

Spacetime Fabric Softener: An Animation to Make You Smile

I'll just leave this here. Happy Friday! (ht to io9)

9 years ago

A New Look at Saturn’s Northern Hexagon

Freshly delivered from Cassini's wide-angle camera, this raw image gives us another look at Saturn's north pole and the curious…

9 years ago

Incredible Raw Image of Saturn’s Swirling North Pole

Ok, are you ready for this? I know... WOW. This swirling maelstrom of clouds is what was seen over Saturn's…

10 years ago

Pictures From T-86: Cassini’s Latest Flyby of Titan

On September 26-27 Cassini executed its latest flyby of Titan, T-86, coming within 594 miles (956 km) of the cloud-covered…

10 years ago

Surprising Swirls Above Titan’s South Pole

Thanks to Cassini's new vantage point granted by its inclined orbit researchers have gotten a new look at the south…

10 years ago

Pacific Glory

An optical phenomenon known as a "glory" is seen over a cloud-covered Pacific Ocean in this image from NASA's Aqua…

10 years ago

New Research Finds Venus’ Winds, They Are A-Changin’

  [/caption] Venus, Earth's hotheaded neighbor, may have more variability in its weather patterns than previously believed. Using infrared data…

11 years ago

A Varying Venusian Vortex

Our neighboring planet Venus really is a world of extremes; searing surface temperatures, crushing air pressure, sulfuric acid clouds...Venus pretty…

11 years ago