saturn

Is it aliens
Is it aliens

Evidence of Organic Molecules Found in Plumes Ejected From Saturn’s Moon

Carbon-rich molecules were detected in samples collected from Enceladus’ ocean—yet another indicator that it could host microbial life.
Becky Ferreira
6.27.18
goodbye cassini
goodbye cassini

Saturn’s Cassini Orbiter (1982-2017)

On Friday, Cassini will vaporize itself in Saturn's skies.
Becky Ferreira
9.14.17
The sound of silence
The sound of silence

Cassini Just Dove Into ‘The Big Empty’ Between Saturn and Its Rings

The first foray between Saturn and its rings reveals this zone is… bizarrely quiet.
Bryson Masse
5.2.17
ALIENS
ALIENS

We Have Strong Evidence Saturn’s Moon Enceladus Can Support Microbial Alien Life

Scientists find potential evidence of methanogenesis, a biological process, on Saturn’s moon Enceladus—which means methane-breathing aliens could be chilling there.
Becky Ferreira
4.13.17
humans of the year
humans of the year

Ellen Stofan Left NASA But She’s Still Trying to Push Humanity Forward

NASA's former chief scientist says when it comes to getting more women in science and tech, the progress is "too slow, I won’t lie to you."
Samantha Cole
4.9.17
RIP Spaceship
RIP Spaceship

Watch NASA’s Tribute to Its Doomed Saturn Orbiter, and Cry for Our Robot Friends

On September 15, Cassini will throw itself into Saturn after nearly 20 years in space.
Becky Ferreira
4.4.17
alien sand castles
alien sand castles

Saturn’s Moon Titan Has Electrically-Charged, 'Sticky' Sand

"If you grabbed piles of grains and built a sand castle on Titan, it would perhaps stay together for weeks due to their electrostatic properties."
Becky Ferreira
3.27.17
nasa
nasa

Watch Summer Clouds Roll Across the Skies of Saturn's Moon Titan

NASA’s Cassini orbiter wants to make its final year of service count.
Becky Ferreira
11.6.16
nasa
nasa

Why Jupiter’s Moon Europa Is the Best Candidate For Finding Life Off Earth

Scientists think they saw vapour plumes spewing from its surface.
Kate Lunau
9.26.16
nasa
nasa

Watch the Cassini Orbiter’s Gorgeous 44-Hour Timelapse of Saturn

On September 15, 2017, Cassini will throw itself into the planet it has orbited since 2004. But it’s not going out without some epic views first.
Becky Ferreira
9.19.16
Canada
Canada

This Canadian Helped Humanity Fly To Pluto

Frédéric Pelletier navigated the spacecraft from Quebec City.
Elizabeth Howell
7.1.16
Space
Space

Mars Will Have a Saturn-Like Ring After Its Biggest Moon Disintegrates

Slowly but surely the Martian moon Phobos is spiraling inward toward its guardian planet.
Michael Byrne
11.23.15