Saturn: The Latest Discoveries
Saturn, sixth planet from the sun, is the second largest planet in our solar system.
A long-sought feature on the smoggy moon suggest a sea and rivers of methane or other hydrocarbons.
The Cassini spacecraft orbiting Saturn has finally spotted spokes cutting across the planet’s rings, a phenomenon astronomers have long hoped their plucky orbiter might find.
Recent findings from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft and new discoveries about organisms here on Earth that thrive in extreme conditions are causing scientists to rethink the possibility that there may be life on Saturn's cloudy moon Titan.
Phobos and Deimos are seen cutting across the martian night sky.
New Cassini data reveals that Saturn’s rings have their own oxygen atmosphere.
The recent discovery of a hot spot on Saturn's moon Enceladus could explain an old mystery, but it also presents a new puzzle of its own.
Proponents of small satellites say that tiny spacecraft have potentially big roles to play in planetary exploration.
Rare occultation may reveal new information on Pluto’s moon Charon.
You might have thought Saturn's moon Titan was a somewhat dead issue after the Cassini spacecraft did not find convincing evidence for methane seas that scientists had predicted would exist.
Saturn, Venus and Mercury gather for an eyecatching sight.
BOULDER, Colorado – In the wake of the success if the Cassini mission to Saturn, there is overwhelming support for dispatching a spacecraft to Jupiter’s moon, Europa – an ice-covered world that may support an ocean, possibly teeming with life. Another hig
Scientists think they've spotted a source of Titan's methane.
Most television science fiction shows fling humans out to the vast reaches of the galaxy, but "Voyage to the Planets and Beyond" is content with exploring our own planetary backyard.
New computer model finds possible reason behind an ancient bombardment of the Moon, plus neatly explains how the giant planets came to travel their current paths.
Saturn reflects X-rays from solar eruptions, astronomers said today. Previous observations found the same phenomenon at Jupiter.
Both planets are bright and easy to find in the evening sky.
The final Titan rocket to fly from Cape Canaveral, originally scheduled for this past weekend, is searching for a new launch date after encountering trouble with balky ground equipment.