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Seeing Titan with infrared eyes  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Saturn's moon Titan is enveloped in a thick atmosphere, but through the infrared eyes of the international Cassini mission, the moon's myriad surface features are revealed in this exquisite global mosaic. more
Infrared Titan  ESA · 2 days
Space Science Image of the Week: How Saturn’s moon Titan looks in infrared more
'Sub-Saturns' May Force Scientists to Revise Idea of How Planets Form  SPACE.COM · 3 days
Astronomers know our solar system better than any other, but they're still learning new ways that it doesn't seem to be particularly normal. more
Nature's magnifying glass reveals unexpected intermediate mass exoplanets  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Astronomers have found a new exoplanet that could alter the standing theory of planet formation. With a mass that's between that of Neptune and Saturn, and its location beyond the 'snow line'... more
Nature's magnifying glass reveals unexpected intermediate mass exoplanets  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Astronomers have found a new exoplanet that could alter the standing theory of planet formation. With a mass that's between that of Neptune and Saturn, and its location beyond the "snow line"... more
Rings make Saturn shadier, bluer and less hazy in winter  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
On Saturn, changing seasons can mean changes in the haziness—and color—of the skies. more
On This Day in Space! Dec. 23, 1672: Giovanni Cassini Discovers Saturn's Moon Rhea  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
On Dec. 23, 1672, Italian astronomer Giovanni Cassini discovered Rhea, Saturn’s second-largest moon. See how it happened in our On... more
In 1968, Apollo 8 realised the 2,000-year-old dream of a Roman philosopher  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Half a century of Christmases ago, the NASA space mission Apollo 8 became the first manned craft to leave low Earth orbit, atop the... more
Getting a Glimpse Inside the Moon  ASTRO WATCH · 4 weeks
New research from University of Alberta physicists provides the first-ever model of our Moon’s rotational dynamics, taking into consideration its solid inner core. Their... more
Saturn Is Losing Its Rings  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 weeks
Chances are, you wouldn't recognize Saturn without its trademark thick band of rings. But if you could travel 300 million years into the future, you would need to, because by then, chances are those rings would be gone... more
Rings of Saturn are dying  nanowerk · 4 weeks
New research confirms that Saturn is losing its iconic rings at a worst-case-scenario rate. more
The Saturn Nebula reveals its complexity  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A planetary nebula is the corpse that remains when a star dies. When planetary nebulae were observed for the first time with a telescope, they presented a roughly circular shape, resembling that of the gas giant... more
Saturn’s Rings are Disappearing at Rapid Pace  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
A team of planetary researchers from the United States and the United Kingdom has discovered that Saturn’s rings are younger than previously... more
Saturn's Rings Are Beautiful, But They Won't Last  SPACE.COM · 4 weeks
Chances are, you wouldn't recognize Saturn without its trademark thick band of rings. But if you could travel 300 million years into the future, you would need to, because by then, chances... more
NASA research reveals Saturn is losing its rings at 'worst-case-scenario' rate  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
New NASA research confirms that Saturn is losing its iconic rings at the maximum rate estimated from Voyager 1 & 2 observations made decades ago. The... more
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NASA research reveals Saturn is losing its rings at 'worst-case-scenario' rate
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