In some ways, the most Earth-like world in our solar system (other than Earth, obviously) is Saturn’s largest moon, Titan. And now, astronomers from NASA JPL and Arizona State University have used years of Cassini data to construct the first global map of Titan.From space, Titan just looks like a
New kinds of organic compounds, the ingredients of amino acids, have been detected in the plumes bursting from Saturn’s moon Enceladus. The findings are the result of the ongoing deep dive into data from NASA’s Cassini mission.Powerful hydrothermal vents eject material from Enceladus’ core, which mixes with water from the
To distant, Earthling eyes, the gap between Saturn and its rings looks calm, like a deep breath of empty space between one beautifully intricate structure and another. But in 11 new papers, born from the demise of one of NASA's most beloved planetary science missions, scientists destroy that illusion, laying
After 13 years of exciting discoveries, NASA's Cassini spacecraft is making its final orbits of Saturn. On September 15 it will commence its mission-ending plunge into the thick atmosphere of the gas giant, but recent observations are proving that Cassini still has some surprises in store.Dubbed the "Grand Finale", this
Dr. Norman Bergrun, a former NASA Engineer, has claimed "giant" alien spacecraft are to be found in Earth's solar system around ringed planets such as Jupiter, Saturn and Uranus – not the first time the alien enthusiast has made such fantastical claims. UFO hunter Dr. Bergrun claimed the ships are "sucking"