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Puzzling Hot Spot Found on Moon of Saturn

Puzzling Hot Spot Found on Moon of Saturn
A dramatic warm spot (shown in the right panel) centered on the south pole of Saturn's icy moon Enceladus. (Image credit: NASA/JPL/GSFC/SWRI)

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Ker Than

Ker Than is a science writer and children's book author who joined Space.com as a Staff Writer from 2005 to 2007. Ker covered astronomy and human spaceflight while at Space.com, including space shuttle launches, and has authored three science books for kids about earthquakes, stars and black holes. Ker's work has also appeared in National Geographic, Nature News, New Scientist and Sky & Telescope, among others. He earned a bachelor's degree in biology from UC Irvine and a master's degree in science journalism from New York University. Ker is currently the Director of Science Communications at Stanford University.