Two researchers investigated the dynamics of Saturn's churning atmosphere to figure out what sorts of planetary fluid dynamics are creating its mystifying hexagon.
Saturn, sixth planet from the sun, is the second largest planet in our solar system.
Saturn's moon Titan is zooming away from its ringed parent 100 times faster than scientists expected.
Look up late tonight (June 8) and early tomorrow morning to see Jupiter and Saturn form a triangle with Earth's moon.
The two giant planets of the solar system, Jupiter and Saturn, will snuggle up in the predawn sky this week, offering spectacular views for night owls and early risers.
A spacecraft that died in 2017 is still providing insights about Saturn, the planet it studied up close for 13 years.
The predawn hours this week will sparkle as Jupiter, Saturn and Mars dance around the moon on consecutive mornings.
NASA is headed to Saturn's largest moon, Titan — but some scientists hope to convince the agency to send another mission to Titan's neighbor, Enceladus, to look for signs of life.
Planets like Saturn's moon Titan, one of the most potentially habitable places in the solar system, could reveal their secrets to future telescopes.
Early risers this month have been treated to an unusual celestial "pas de trois," as the three brightest superior planets have been changing positions relative to each other in the dawn twilight.
Life on Earth likely began with the bubble-like membranes that surround our cells. Similar membranes probably wouldn't form on Titan, according to quantum mechanics.
As the 2010s come to a close, it's time to revisit how some of the biggest space science stories shaped the decade.
If there are creatures swimming in the buried oceans of the outer solar system, they're probably not related to us, new research suggests.
Earmark the next few evenings! Solar-system siblings Venus and Saturn will appear near each other in the night sky this week.
Champagne is supposed to be bubbly. So is a foaming bath. But a mixture designed to mimic the frigid lakes on an alien moon? That's a little more surprising.
Big, schmancy compounds keep popping up all over the solar system, and new research may help clear up confusion about how they form in so many places.