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Saturn’s rings might be shredded moons

Saturn’s rings might be shredded moons

Author: Lisa Grossman / Source: Science News for Students This image of Saturn’s rings was taken by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft on August 12, 2017. Cassini’s data now show that the rings are relatively young — a few hundred million years old at most. NEW...

Space Photos of the Week: Jupiter, Is That You?!

Space Photos of the Week: Jupiter, Is That You?!

Author: WIRED Photo Department / Source: WIRED In this image of Enceladus, one of Saturn’s moons, sunlight along the crescent edge shows its icy ridges and depressions. This photo was taken by the Cassini spacecraft, from 104,000 miles away. This week the...

The first Cassini to explore Saturn was a person

The first Cassini to explore Saturn was a person

Author: Tom Siegfried / Source: Science News The Cassini, a spacecraft designed to look and observe Saturn, is in its final days. The Spacecraft, of course, was named after the Astronomer who spent a period of his time studying both Jupiter and Saturn. While his focus...

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