Saturn Shock Waves Create Particle Accelerators

February 27, 2013, 3:00 pm

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft detected a strong bow shock while studying the ringed planet, revealing a massive acceleration of electrons normally expected from supernova remnants.

Vast Storm Circles Saturn and Consumes Itself

February 6, 2013, 10:00 am

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has revealed a huge storm engulfed Saturn and only ceased when it hit its own wake.

Pac-Man 2 Spotted in Saturn System by Cassini

November 29, 2012, 3:30 pm

NASA’s Cassini has revealed another pattern that looks like Pac-Man on an icy Saturnian moon, this time Tethys.

Ice Avalanches on Saturn Moon Provide Insights Into Extreme Slippage

July 29, 2012, 1:00 pm

Huge ice formations on Iapetus, Saturn’s third largest moon, are helping geologists understand landslides and earthquakes in other parts of the solar system.

Saturn Opposition Showing Spectacular Rings (Live Feed)

April 15, 2012, 5:56 pm

More celestial action is on the cards for sky watchers this weekend with Saturn set to oppose the sun on Sunday, April 15.


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