Posts Tagged ‘saturn’

Universe Update, June 2014

Monday, June 30th, 2014
Sun, SpaceX, Kepler, Saturn, aurorae, sunspots, Mars, Pluto, exoplanets, gas dwarfs

By Jacqueline Benitez The third Thursday of every month, the Morrison Planetarium hosts “Universe Update” at the 6:30 planetarium show during NightLife. Normally, our director Ryan Wyatt selects his favorite astronomy stories from the past month, but while he was out traveling this month, the American Astronomical Society’s semiannual conference gave us plenty of stories […]

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?

Universe Update, October 2013

Monday, October 21st, 2013
Higgs, diamonds, solar system, jupiter, saturn, cosmic microwave background, lhc, large hadron collider, higgs, boson, international space station, gravity, galactic, juno, ison, lovejoy, exoplanets, asteroids, comets, quasars

Here’s a brief run-down of our favorite astronomy stories from the past month.

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.

Sailing the Seas of Titan

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012
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In English and Spanish. We’ve sent rovers to Mars, will a boat to Saturn’s moon Titan be next?

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