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Saturn Moon’s Wobble Could Be Clue to What’s Inside

Posted October 17th, 2014 at 8:59 pm (UTC+0)
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Scientists with NASA’s Cassini Mission, which has been studying Saturn since 2004, were trying to figure out just how much one of its moons, Mimas, wobbled as it orbits the ringed planet. After reviewing and analyzing copious images snapped by the robotic probe and running several models, the scientists think the moon’s wobble could be […]

Science Images for September, 2014

Posted September 29th, 2014 at 7:23 pm (UTC+0)
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Science Picture Blog

Posted July 26th, 2013 at 8:01 pm (UTC+0)
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Saturn’s Rings Are Raining on Planet

Posted April 12th, 2013 at 7:32 pm (UTC+0)
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The old adage “April showers bring May flowers” may take on new meaning with the release of a new NASA-funded study tracking the rain of charged water particles from Saturn’s famous rings into the planet’s atmosphere. The study, led by the University of Leicester, England, found there’s more of this rain and its spread over […]

Science Images of the Week

Posted February 8th, 2013 at 7:20 pm (UTC+0)
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Science Images of the Week

Posted December 26th, 2012 at 3:59 pm (UTC+0)
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Mystery Objects Spotted Piercing Saturn’s Ring

Posted April 24th, 2012 at 10:45 pm (UTC+0)
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A NASA space probe studying Saturn recently treated scientists to a bit of a surprise – rather odd little objects piercing in and out the planet’s F Ring, leaving a glittering trail of mini-jets behind. The objects appear to travel in packs, producing multiple mini-jets which look like the barb of a harpoon. Scientists already […]

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