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Massive Trove Of Geysers Spotted On Icy Moon

Space.com | Mike Wall | Posted 07.30.2014 | Science

The icy Saturn moon Enceladus sports at least 101 geysers, which reach all the way down to the satellite's subsurface ocean, new research suggests. ...

LOOK: Space Telescope Spies Planet's Awesome Light Show

Space.com | Miriam Kramer | Posted 06.03.2014 | Science

Saturn's northern lights dance in ethereal blue light in a series of amazing images captured by the Hubble Space Telescope. Bright flashes of aurora...

Scientists Make Big Discovery On Tiny Moon

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 04.03.2014 | Science

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Scientists have uncovered a vast ocean beneath the icy surface of Saturn's little moon Enceladus. Italian and American ...

After Long Search, Waves Spotted On Faraway Ocean

natureheader | Alexandra Witze | Posted 03.18.2014 | Science

After years of searching, planetary scientists think they may finally have spotted waves rippling on the seas of Titan, Saturn’s largest moon. If co...

WATCH: Humongous 'Hexagon' Swirls Over Planet's Polar Region

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 12.06.2013 | Science

Though best known for its rings, Saturn has another unusual--and unusually beautiful--feature. As you can see in spectacular new video footage taken b...

WATCH: Probe Finds Tupperware Ingredient In Space

Space.com | Miriam Kramer | Posted 10.01.2013 | Science

For the first time, a chemical essential for the creation of plastic on Earth has been found in a far-off part of the solar system: Saturn's largest ...

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 ...

AWESOME: Faraway Spacecraft Captures Incredible Images Of Earth

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 07.23.2013 | Science

Good photographers go to great lengths to get the best pictures, but few have ventured farther than Cassini did on July 19, 2013. From 5:27 p.m. to 5:...

Planet's Plain-Looking Moon May Hide Slushy Secret

Space.com | Tanya Lewis | Posted 06.10.2013 | Science

The plain-looking Saturn moon Dione may have once had a geologically active subsurface ocean, new images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft reveal. Imag...

WATCH: Stupendous Storm Churns At Planet's North Pole

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 04.30.2013 | Science

On Monday, NASA released stunning photos and video of a massive storm that researchers believe has been swirling at high speed around Saturn's north p...

Old Space Probe Sheds New Light On 'Hot Spot' Mystery

Posted 03.20.2013 | Science

By: Megan Gannon Published: 03/19/2013 02:21 PM EDT on SPACE.com Though Jupiter is shrouded in swirling clouds, its atmosphere has some mysterious...

Space Probe Makes Surprising Discovery Near Saturn

Posted 02.26.2013 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 02/26/2013 11:31 AM EST on SPACE.com NASA's Cassini spacecraft has spotted solar particles moving at incredible speeds ne...

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COUNTDOWN: Top Five Science Stories Of The Week

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 12.21.2012 | Science

HuffPost Live Producer/Host Jacob Soboroff challenged me to countdown the top five science stories of the week in under a minute. I think I did a pret...

WOW: Space Probe Glimpses Massive Storm On Faraway Planet

Posted 11.28.2012 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 11/28/2012 02:09 PM EST on SPACE.com Amazing new photos from NASA's Cassini probe orbiting Saturn reveal a dizzying...

Powerful Saturn Storm Keeps On Surprising Scientists

Posted 10.27.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 10/26/2012 10:54 AM EDT on SPACE.com A massive storm that encircled Saturn nearly two years ago was even more power...

Ambitious Mission Proposed For Saturn's Biggest Moon

Posted 10.01.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 10/01/2012 10:05 AM EDT on SPACE.com While rovers are ideal for exploring Mars, a boat is best for Titan, Saturn's...

PHOTOS: New Look At Saturn's Spectacular Rings

Posted 07.15.2012 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 07/13/2012 04:24 PM EDT on SPACE.com The dazzling rings of Saturn are taking center stage in amazing new pictures snapp...

PHOTO: Strange Vortex Discovered On Saturn's Moon

Posted 07.11.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 07/10/2012 07:18 PM EDT on SPACE.com A NASA spacecraft has spied a vortex swirling in the atmosphere high above...

Scientists Report Surprising Find On Planet's Moon

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 06.13.2012 | Science

LOS ANGELES -- In a surprise find, scientists say they have spotted hints of a methane-rich lake and several ponds near the equator of Saturn's bigges...

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...

WATCH: Amazing Video Shows Saturn Like You've Never Seen It Before

Posted 06.24.2012 | Science

It's almost hard to believe that "Outer Space," the two-minute film from Netherlands-based editor and director Sander van den Berg, was...

Ex-NASA Worker Says Agency Fired Him Over 'Intelligent Design' Views

AP | GILLIAN FLACCUS | Posted 06.16.2012 | Science

LOS ANGELES — A former computer specialist with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory was laid off because he was combative and didn't keep his skill...

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...

Saturn's Icy Moon Rhea Seen In Breathtaking Close-Ups, Courtesy NASA Spacecraft

AP | Posted 03.13.2012 | Science

PASADENA, Calif. -- The pockmarked surface of Saturn's second-largest moon has come into sharper focus in new images released by NASA. The space agen...