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Saturn Up Close: NASA's Outer Space Photo Shoot With the Ringed Planet
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Saturn, photos shoot, space, study, nasa, news )

- 744 days ago -
On July 19, 2013, in an event celebrated the world over, NASA's Cassini spacecraft slipped into Saturn's shadow and turned to image the planet, seven of its moons, its inner rings -- and, in the background, our home planet, Earth.
Titan: Land O' Methane Lakes
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Cassini spacecraft, discovery, Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Caņada F, news, Saturn, science, space, Titan, University of Idaho, Moscow )

- 760 days ago -
New images captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft reveal a land of liquid methane and ethane lakes spotting the north pole of Titan, Saturn's largest moon. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Spring on Saturn's Moon Titan Reveals Amazing Views of Otherworldly Lakes
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, Saturn, Titan, solar system, space exploration )

- 761 days ago -
NASA's Cassini space probe is getting an exceptional look at the vast liquid lakes of Titan's north pole, where dense winter clouds are finally retreating thanks to a change in seasons on Saturn's largest moon.
A Beautiful Photograph Of Saturn You Might Have Missed Thanks To The US Government Shutdown
Science & Tech  (tags: Saturn, Cassinispacecraft, NASA, space, outerspace, spacephotograph )

- 769 days ago -
During the shutdown, NASA couldn't promote any of its work. So you might not have seen this mosaic image of Saturn, taken by the Cassini spacecraft last week.
NASA Finds Ingredient for Plastic on Saturn's Moon Titan
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, interesting, news, research, space, study, Titan, Saturn, chemical, plastic )

- 786 days ago -
For the first time, a chemical essential for the creation of plastic on Earth has been found in a far-off part of the solar system: Saturn's largest Titan.
Voyager Probe 'Leaves Solar System'
Science & Tech  (tags: Voyager, 1977 launch, Voyager 1 & 2, planet survey complete 1989, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Aug. 25th interstellar space, heliopause, new data, new frontiers 2012, discs from Earth aboard Voyagers, diverse cultures of Earth )

- 805 days ago -
"This is big; it's really impressive - the first human-made object to make it out into interstellar space." ""It's utterly astonishing that this fragile artefact, based on 1970s technology, can signal its presence from this immense distance."
Wow! Monster Hurricane on Saturn Spied By NASA Spacecraft
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, humans, research, space, technology, Saturn, images, storm, nasa )

- 940 days ago -
Spectacular new images from a NASA spacecraft orbiting Saturn have captured the most detailed views ever of an enormous hurricane churning around the ringed planet's north pole.
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, Saturn, research )

- 1003 days ago -
In a new paper that provides the most detail yet about the life and death of a monstrous thunder-and-lightning storm on Saturn, scientists from Nasa's Cassini mission describe how the massive storm churned around the planet until it encountered ....
Cassini Finds Saturn Moon Has Planet-Like Qualities
Science & Tech  (tags: Cassini, Saturn, Moon, Planet )

- 1305 days ago -
Scientists had their first close-up look at Phoebe when Cassini began exploring the Saturn system in 2004. Using data from multiple spacecraft instruments and a computer model of the moon's chemistry, geophysics and geology
Cassini Captures Images and Sounds of Saturn Storm
Science & Tech  (tags: Cassini, Saturn, Images, sounds, storm, space )

- 1604 days ago -
Scientists analyzing data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft now have the first-ever, up-close details of a Saturn storm that is eight times the surface area of Earth.
The Mother of All Weather Fronts: Great White Storm Over Saturn Is Half the Size of Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: white storm, Saturn, Earth, Nasa, Cassini spacecraft )

- 1772 days ago -
It would be the storm to end all storms if it took place on Earth.An image captured by Nasa's Cassini spacecraft has revealed a storm on Saturn's northern hemisphere where the central squall measures half the size of our planet.While the main spot is abou
Is Titan's Waterless Atmosphere Capable of Creating DNA?
Science & Tech  (tags: titan, atmosphere, dna, saturn, molecules )

- 1788 days ago -
Saturn's moon Titan has many of the components for life without liquid water. But the orange hydrocarbon haze that shrouds Saturn's largest moon could be creating the molecules that make up DNA without the help of water.
Saturn's Rings: Leftovers From a Cosmic Murder?
Science & Tech  (tags: Saturn, solar system, cosmic murder, space )

- 1810 days ago -
One of the solar system's most evocative mysteries -- the origin of Saturn's rings -- may be a case of cosmic murder, new research suggests.The victim: an unnamed moon of Saturn that disappeared about 4.5 billion years ago.
Saturns Icy Moon Enceladus -A Prime Candidate for Life
Science & Tech  (tags: saturn, moons, astronomy, science, scientists, space, study, research, nasa )

- 1871 days ago -
The mother lode of all discoveries was discovered at the South Pole of Saturn's moon, Enceladus,said Carolyn Porco, director of flight operations and imaging team leader for the Cassini spacecraft in orbit around Saturn
Scientists Spot Tsunamis in Saturn's Rings
Science & Tech  (tags: saturn, saturns rings, c ring, tsunami, cornell university, linda spilker, jet propulsion laboratory, moons, astronomy, nasa )

- 1874 days ago -
Enormous mile-high tsunamis of icy particles are moving around one of Saturn's rings, researchers say. Waves are created by one of Saturn's moons, Titan, whose gravitational pull yanks the particles of Saturn's inner C ring upward, making peaks and gaps

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