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NASA Releases Stunning New Image Of Saturn's 'Death Star'

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 01.24.2017 | Science

NASA says it resembles an eyeball. But it’s hard to look at Tethys, one of the moons of Saturn, and not see the Death Star, especially in the image ...

NASA Shares Video Taken by Probe That Landed on Saturn's Moon

Inverse | Posted 01.20.2017 | Science
Inverse

This article was originally posted on Inverse. By James Grebey Titan, the largest of Saturn's many moons, is one of the most fascinating bodies in...

2016 Was An Monumental Year For Space

Nikhil Reddy | Posted 01.16.2017 | HuffPost Live 321
Nikhil Reddy

The last twelve months have been monumental for astronomers, physicists, and fellow enthusiasts of the cosmos. From the most powerful supernova record...

Cassini Spacecraft's Death Plunge Into Saturn Will End Close-Up Study Of The Moon Titan

The Huffington Post | Lee Speigel | Posted 12.27.2016 | Science

Of the 173 known moons orbiting the eight major planets of our solar system, only one ― Saturn’s Titan ― has an atmosphere, lakes and streams. A...

Images Show Saturn's North Polar Region Has Changed Color

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 10.26.2016 | Science

NASA researchers are trying to figure out why Saturn’s hexagonal north polar region has changed color over the past four years. Saturn’s hexagon i...

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.

All 5 Bright Planets Will Be Visible From Earth At The Same Time

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.20.2016 | Science

The solar system is all set to give a rare celestial show. Mercury, Venus, Saturn, Mars and Jupiter will all be visible from Earth when they appear in...

New Moon, New Year: Predictions

Constance Stellas | Posted 01.14.2017 | Entertainment
Constance Stellas

Many astrologers offer predictions for the year but sometimes I wonder if predictions don't become self-fulfilling prophecies. Astrology does reveal t...

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 ...

What in the World Is Going On?

Constance Stellas | Posted 12.14.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Constance Stellas

Have you been feeling, as I have, that the world's pressures and horrors have ramped up in the past year? I don't know if the world situation is worse...

Jupiter May Have Bumped Lost Planet Out Of Our Solar System

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 11.11.2015 | Science

Scientists have long suspected that our solar system was once home to a mysterious planet -- similar to the four giants Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Ne...

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...

Dione Crosses Saturn's Disk In Spectacular New Image

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 09.03.2015 | Science

NASA has released an incredible new image showing one of Saturn's many moons crossing the planet's disk. The moon Dione, named for the Greek goddess D...

New Clues on How Jupiter and Saturn Formed

Mario De Leo Winkler | Posted 08.26.2016 | Science
Mario De Leo Winkler

The problem, as with most astronomical phenomena, is the huge timescales in which things happen. We therefore rely on supercomputers to feed them data and get simulations which show us what happens in thousands, hundreds of thousands, millions, or billions of years.

Did Saturn And Other Gas Giants Grow From A Pebble?

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 01.09.2017 | Science

How did the four planets known as gas and ice giants form in the early solar system? The latest theory on Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune just rec...

See Stunning New Images Of Dione, One Of Saturn's Moons

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 08.24.2015 | Science

If this is goodbye, it's one for the ages. Cassini, the unmanned spacecraft sent to observe the Saturn system, made its final close flyby of the moon...

New NASA Photo Shows Saturn In A Whole New Light

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.12.2015 | Science

The ancient Romans saw Saturn as the god of agriculture and fertility, a generally benevolent and peaceful deity. Saturn's sometime partner, Lua, on t...

The No. #1 Reason for NOT Finding a Love Relationship (and What You Can Do About It)!

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 08.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Larry Schwimmer

For many it's a summer of fun with a partner or spouse. But if you're a single person who desires to be in a wonderful love relationship, it can be a bit depressing sitting by the poolside all alone, sipping a pina colada, watching other couples joyfully in love (and wishing that was you).

Saturn Ring Riddle Finally Solved

The Huffington Post | Eliza Sankar-Gorton | Posted 08.11.2015 | Science

Why do Saturn's rings look like that? New research from the University of Leicester finally confirms why the planet's iconic rings look the way they ...

Earth 2.0: Good News for Our Understanding of God

Shastri Purushotma | Posted 07.27.2016 | Religion
Shastri Purushotma

Just as MS DOS was a good operating system for the Intel x86, but even Bill Gates wouldn't use it now, our understanding of religion also needs to upgrade as human progress continues. But lets not just assume that "software upgrades" haven't already been taking place

Saturn Moon Even More Earth-Like Than Thought

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 06.21.2015 | Science

It turns out that Saturn's moon Titan is way more similar to our own planet than we thought. Scientists previously discovered that Saturn's largest...

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, ...

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...

Stupendous Ring System Discovered Around Distant Planet

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 01.29.2015 | Science

Call it Saturn on steroids! Astronomers have discovered an exoplanet with an enormous ring system that far surpasses Saturn's. “This planet is mu...