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Saturn's rings finally explained after over 400 years

Since the time of Galileo, Saturn's rings have remained an unexplained mystery. A new idea may have finally solved the longstanding puzzle.

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Don’t Miss It: Jupiter, Saturn Will Look Like Double Planet for First Time Since Middle Ages

Just after sunset on the evening of December 21, 2020, Jupiter and Saturn will appear closer together in Earth’s night sky than they have been since the Middle Ages, offering people the world over a celestial treat to ring in the winter solstice. “Alignme

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Saturn is officially losing its rings — and they're disappearing much faster than scientists had anticipated

Saturn is losing its rings faster than previously thought. Scientists estimate the rings will be gone in 100 million years.

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Rain spotted on Saturn's moon Titan, which may be home to alien life | Fox News

Saturn's moon Titan, which some scientists have theorized could be the home to extraterrestrial life due to the presence of surface liquid, is providing another surprise to researchers — the sight of fresh rainfall.

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Saturn’s moon Titan looks absolutely incredible in new infrared images – BGR

NASA's Cassini orbiter is dead. It's been dead since late last year, having completed an extended mission and a series of daring dives through Saturn's iconic rings, and ultimately found itself slamming through the planet's thick atmosphere where it was e

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NASA’s Cassini spacecraft found a remarkable similarity between Earth and Saturn’s moon Titan – BGR

NASA's Cassini spacecraft went on a long and treacherous mission that ended last year in spectacular fashion. The large space explorer dove into Saturn's atmosphere, exploded into flames, and then disintegrated into nothing.

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Even more evidence points to alien life on Saturn's icy moon Enceladus

Scientists have discovered that a subsurface ocean on Enceladus could have existed for billions of years, providing plenty of time for microbial alien life to emerge and evolve. One of Saturn’s icy moons, Enceladus is considered one of the best bets f

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Cassini, NASA's 13-year Saturn mission, has ended - CNN

Contact has been lost with the Cassini spacecraft after it completed a "death dive" into the upper atmosphere of Saturn and transmitted its final signal, according to NASA.

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NASA’s Saturn spacecraft just delivered photos so stunning you’ll think they’re fake

NASA's Cassini spacecraft continues to delivery some truly jaw-dropping photographs from Saturn, and its most recent "Grand Finale" dive between the planet's rings has produced some of its most striking eye candy yet.

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Cassini spacecraft to dive inside Saturn's rings for mission finale

NASA is preparing to send its long-lived Cassini probe into the unexplored region between Saturn and its rings for a scientific grand finale before the spacecraft's suicidal plunge into the planet, space officials said on Tuesday. Nathan Frandino rep

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Land On Titan With Huygens in Beautiful New Video

On December 25, 2004, the piggybacking Huygens probe was released from the ‘mothership’ Cassini spacecraft and it arrived at Titan on January 14, 2005. The

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This surreal image of Saturn is not a painting

The new image shows off Saturn's hexagonal jet stream in the planet's north pole.

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It rains diamonds on Saturn and Jupiter - Business Insider

Thanks to mind-bending heat and pressure, tiny diamonds fall from the skies like rain on a warm summer day.

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Naked Titan Viewed for First Time

The solar wind stormed past Saturn's moon Titan while a spacecraft watched.

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Cassini measures depth of biggest sea on Saturn's moon Titan

According to new radar measurements recorded by NASA's Cassini probe, the largest hydrocarbon sea on Saturn's moon Titan is at least 115 feet deep.

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Mysterious feature on Saturn's moon baffles NASA scientists - The Week

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has discovered a "mysterious feature" on Saturn's moon Titan. Scientists are working to determine, what, exactly, this feature might be.

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Propellentless drive tested by NASA could enable expeditions to Saturn - Houston Space news | Examiner.com

Debate is still ranging in physics and aerospace cycles over a pair of engine designs, the EMDrive and the Cannae Drive, that are alleged to provide some form o

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Saturn's Rings Are 4.4 Billion Years Old, New Cassini Findings Suggest

Saturn’s spectacular ring system may date back some 4.4 billion years to the time when the planet itself formed, new findings suggest. The work could help to resolve a long-running debate about whether the rings are ancient or formed much more ...

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Waves Discovered on Saturn’s Moon Titan?

Surfers rejoice! Fresh waves are still out there to conquer—on Saturn’s moon Titan. There, astronomers report a first sighting of waves rolling on an alien sea.