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Enceladus

The Most Important Water Stories of 2015

Peter H. Gleick | Posted 02.04.2017 | Green
Peter H. Gleick

The year 2015 saw more than its fair share of extreme hydrologic events, both ruinous floods and severe drought. In the United States, attention remained focused on California, which is suffering the worst four-year drought on record.

Saturn's Moons Pose For Incredible Family Portrait

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 12.16.2015 | Science

The latest image from NASA shows an incredible family photo: Enceladus and Tethys, two of Saturn's moons, lined up so it almost looks like a bullseye ...

The Dyson Sphere -- Not Just Science Fiction

Xaque Gruber | Posted 11.01.2016 | Science
Xaque Gruber

The concept of a Dyson Sphere is not a new one. It was first described by futurist writer Olaf Stapledon in his 1937 science fiction novel, Star Maker.

Global Ocean Discovered On Saturn's Moon Enceladus

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 01.03.2017 | Science

A sprawling global ocean has been discovered on Saturn’s moon Enceladus. Scientists made the discovery after sifting through seven years worth of im...

Life-Friendly Hot Springs May Hide Beneath Icy Moon's Crust

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 03.12.2015 | Science

Scientists have found yet another tantalizing clue that Saturn's moon Enceladus may have the potential to host alien life: Hot springs. Yes, new re...

E.T. Secrets Hide Beneath Ice On Earth, Scientists Say

Posted 05.29.2012 | Science

Microbes living at the edges of Arctic ice sheets could help researchers pinpoint evidence for similar microorganisms that may have evolved on Mars, J...

NASA Probe Has Close Encounter With Saturn's Icy Moons

Posted 05.05.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 05/04/2012 03:12 PM EDT on SPACE.com NASA's Cassini spacecraft zoomed by two Saturn moons this week to take what ...

PHOTO: Saturn And Its Moons In Glorious Hi-Def

Posted 05.04.2012 | Science

The international Cassini spacecraft mission is a match made in heaven: it pairs advanced imaging technology with Saturn, arguably our most photogenic...

PHOTOS: Saturn's Moons Icily Bleak In Close-Ups From Cassini

Posted 03.30.2012 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 03/30/2012 06:45 AM EDT on SPACE.com NASA's workhorse Saturn orbiter Cassini has just beamed back stunning new v...