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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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