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Saturn Rings

Saturn's 'Invisible' Ring Is Much Bigger Than Scientists Thought

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 06.12.2015 | Science

Astronomers were stunned in 2009 when they discovered a gargantuan, never-before-seen eighth ring around Saturn. The "Phoebe ring," as it was dubbed, ...

Debate Over Saturn's Rings Finally Resolved?

natureheader | Alexandra Witze | Posted 08.20.2014 | Science

Saturn’s spectacular ring system may date back some 4.4 billion years to the time when the planet itself formed, new findings suggest. The work coul...

Saturn's Rings Found To Be MUCH Older Than Some Believed

Space.com | Mike Wall | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

SAN FRANCISCO — Saturn's iconic rings likely formed about 4.4 billion years ago, shortly after the planet itself took shape, a new study suggests. ...

WATCH: Waltz Around Saturn In Dizzying Video Montage

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.29.2013 | Science

Want to go for a spin around Saturn? In his dizzying video montage above, Vimeo user Fabio di donato lets you come close to the real thing. Set to ...

Hypothetical Pics: If Earth Had Rings Like Saturn

VisualNews.com | Posted 08.20.2013 | Science
VisualNews.com

Have you ever wondered what our sky would look like if we had a ring like Saturn's instead of our moon? Wonder no more because i09's writer/science illustrator Ron Miller has illustrated his predictions of what you might see from various spots on the globe.

Shifting Rings Yield Insights Into Saturn's Interior

| Posted 05.14.2013 | Science

By Ken Croswell Saturn's rings are such a spectacle that you can see them through even a modest telescope. Made mostly of water ice, the rings conta...

Saturn Ring Mystery Spotlighted In New Study

Posted 03.30.2013 | Science

By: Staff, SPACE.com Published: 03/29/2013 12:22 PM EDT on SPACE.com The dazzling rings of Saturn and its moons are likely more than 4 billion yea...

LOOK: New Stunning Close-Up Of Ringed Planet

Posted 12.30.2012 | Science

By: Miriam Kramer Published: 12/29/2012 09:56 AM EST on SPACE.com NASA has unveiled amazing new views of the planet Saturn showcasing the ringed w...

PHOTO: Stunning New Image Of Saturn's Rings

Posted 10.01.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 09/29/2012 09:13 AM EDT on SPACE.com Saturn's southern reaches are draped in the shadow of the huge planet's icon...

Death Of A Moon Created Saturn's Rings

Newser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

How did Saturn get its distinctive rings? Through the destruction of one of its moons, new research suggests. It was "a case of cosmic murder," report...

NASA Spacecraft Reveals Mysterious Object Punching Through One Of Saturn's Rings

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

What is going on with Saturn's rings? It appears that recent images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft reveal what seems to be a small object that has rip...