Posts Tagged ‘cassini’

Universe Update, April 2014

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
cassini, saturn, enceladus, asteroids, exoplanets, kepler

Ryan Wyatt, our fearless director of the Morrison Planetarium and Science Visualization, reviews astronomy headlines from the past month.

A Moon is Born

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
moon, Saturn, Cassini, NASA

Cassini has detected a disturbance in one of Saturn’s rings—could it be a new moon?

Enceladen Oceans

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
Enceladus, Europa, moon, saturn, jupiter, extra-terrestrial life, space

How common are subsurface oceans like those on the moons Enceladus and Europa?

Enceladus’ Jets

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013
saturn, enceladus, cassini, jets, water

As the key to life on Earth, water has also become the key to looking for life on other worlds…

Titan’s Missing Waves

Thursday, July 25th, 2013
titan, cassini, waves, water, oceans, tides, rain, wind, saturn, moons, Earth

Eerily, waves appear to be missing from Saturn’s moist moon.

Tantalizing Titan

Monday, June 10th, 2013
saturn, titan, moons, cassini, nasa, earth, topography, radar, PAHs, waves, josh roberts

Is Titan, the largest moon of Saturn, the world most similar to home in the Solar System?

Latest from Cassini

Friday, March 15th, 2013
saturn, venus, cassini, rings, amanda hendrix, moons, titan, rhea, enceladus, iapetus

Planetary scientist Amanda Hendrix gives us the latest news from the Cassini mission.

Ring Ripples Are Comet Clues

Monday, April 4th, 2011

Ripples in the rings of Saturn and Jupiter can tell scientists when a comet passed through.

Saturn, Dust and Missing Frogs

Friday, September 24th, 2010

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