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…

10 years ago

Spacetime Fabric Softener: An Animation to Make You Smile

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

11 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…

11 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…

11 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…

11 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…

12 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…

12 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…

12 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…

13 years ago