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Evidence for volcanic craters on Saturn's moon Titan

Evidence for volcanic craters on Saturn's moon Titan

The Cassini mission revealed many landforms on Saturn's moon Titan that are like those found on Earth. Sand dunes, river valleys and lake...Read More

Saturn's moon Titan drifting away faster than previously thought

Saturn's moon Titan drifting away faster than previously thought

Just as our own Moon floats away from Earth a tiny bit more each year, other moons are doing the same with their host planets.

Astronomers find Jupiter-like cloud bands on the closest brown dwarf, Luhman 16A

Astronomers find Jupiter-like cloud bands on the closest brown dwarf, Luhman 16A

Brown dwarfs are objects heavier than planets but lighter than stars and typically have 13 to 80 times the mass of Jupiter. Luhman 16A is...Read More

Why Saturn is such a ‘hot head’?

Why Saturn is such a ‘hot head’?

Researchers, including those from the University of Arizona in the US, used data from the Cassini spacecraft which observed Saturn for mo...Read More

With 82 moons Saturn is the new king of moon

With 82 moons Saturn is the new king of moon

The more-distant retrograde moons and one of the prograde moons each take more than three years to complete an orbit

When Cassini savoured ‘raviolis’ on Saturn’s ring

When Cassini savoured ‘raviolis’ on Saturn’s ring

Washington: NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, which conducted closest-ever flybys of Saturn, beamed back detailed images of tiny moons which res...Read More

Saturn losing its iconic rings rapidly: NASA

Saturn losing its iconic rings rapidly: NASA

Washington: Saturn is fast losing its iconic rings – at maximum estimated rate. The rings are being pulled into Saturn by gravity as a du...Read More

Scientists spot new six-sided jet stream at Saturn’s north pole

Scientists spot new six-sided jet stream at Saturn’s north pole

Washington: Using data from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, scientists have spotted a surprising feature emerging at Saturn’s northern pole as...Read More

Saturn’s moons younger than thought: Research

Saturn’s moons younger than thought: Research

New York: Saturn’s moons are much younger than previously thought, according to freshly harvested data from NASA’s Cassini mission of the...Read More

Mystery behind birth of Saturn’s rings solved

Mystery behind birth of Saturn’s rings solved

Tokyo: Planetary rings that surround Saturn, Neptune and Uranus were formed four billion years ago when large objects passed very close t...Read More

Scientists to explore Saturn’s icy moon for alien life

Scientists to explore Saturn’s icy moon for alien life

Washington: In one of its most ambitious projects in deep space, a team of NASA researchers are proposing to send robots at the centre of...Read More

Decoded: Sustained eruptions on Saturn’s icy moon

Decoded: Sustained eruptions on Saturn’s icy moon

Washington: Scientists, using a computer model, have unravelled the mystery behind the sustained eruptions on Saturn’s icy moon Enceladus...Read More

NASA’s historic flyby of Saturn moon Enceladus on Wednesday

NASA’s historic flyby of Saturn moon Enceladus on Wednesday

Washington: NASA’s Cassini spacecraft will sample an extra-terrestrial ocean on Wednesday, when it flies directly through a plume of icy ...Read More

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Disaster mgmt should be agenda of authorities

Ujjain : The position of planets was favourable during the Simhastha Fair-1992 and 2004, but this time there would be a conjunction of Sa...Read More

NASA probe spots unusual red arcs on icy Saturn moon

NASA probe spots unusual red arcs on icy Saturn moon

Washington: Like graffiti sprayed by an unknown artist, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has spotted unexplained arc-shaped, reddish streaks on ...Read More

Captured: Rare triple crescent Saturn moons

Captured: Rare triple crescent Saturn moons

Washington: NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, on a study mission to Saturn since 1997, has captured a rare triple crescent moons sighting on Sat...Read More

Rare triple crescent moons of Saturn captured

Rare triple crescent moons of Saturn captured

Washington: NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, on a study mission to Saturn since 1997, has captured a rare triple crescent moons sighting on Sat...Read More

Saturn’s moons and rings date back to solar system’s birth

Saturn’s moons and rings date back to solar system’s birth

Washington: Saturn’s moons and rings may be ‘vintage goods’ dating back more than 4 billion years – around the time of our solar system’s...Read More

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