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One Of Saturn's Moons Could Have A Subterranean Sea

NASA scientists have been taking a closer look at Saturn’s moon Mimas thanks to Cassini’s roving eyes, and they have made an interesting discovery: it could have an ocean of water beneath its surface.


Saturn Moon Looks Like A Wasp Nest, And It May Freak Some People Out

Check out this stunningly crispy photo of Saturn moon’s Hyperion — taken by the Cassini spacecraft. Apparently it is inhabited by alien wasps the size of cars or at least it looks like a wasp nest to me. So gross!* New analysis of Cassini’s data reveal that, if there are giant alien wasps, they are producing electrons.


Not Quite The Moon On A Stick, But Not Far Off

Briefly: This is Tethys, one of Saturn’s icy moons, from a perspective that makes it look like it’s stuck to the A and F rings of the planet. [NASA]


Titan Has A Huge Toxic Cloud Swirling Over Its South Pole

If you’re thinking of heading off on a spacecation, can we recommend that you don’t visit Titan’s south pole. Because not only is it cold and stormy — but new research also reveals that it’s toxic too.


Behold The Awesome Nebulae Flybys In This New In Saturn's Rings Teaser

Our friends of In Saturn’s Rings have a new teaser for their incoming 4K IMAX grand tour of the Universe, made using millions of high definition photographs taken by telescopes and spacecraft. There are no 3D models in these videos. Just photos, animated by 67 volunteers from all over the world.


Cool History Of Evolution Turns Lifeforms Into Robots

Video: This ad for the German technology store Saturn makes as much sense as a Transformers movie: Zero. But I like how it tells the evolution of life on Earth making a parallel with the evolution of human technology.


Saturn's Hexagon Unlikely To Be An Alien Base... It's Far Too Windy

Saturn’s hexagon-shaped “storm” is really a base for the Illuminati. No, wait, actually it’s an alien space base. Erm… would you believe a gateway to Hell? Alright, let’s stop with the conspiracy theories and hear what science has to say, thanks to Discovery News.


You Get Three For One In This Striking Image Of Saturn

Briefly: You get three-for-one in this striking image of Saturn: its north polar vortex and hexagon along with its expansive rings. It was captured by Cassini’s wide-angle camera earlier this year. [NASA]


The 50 Most Amazing Images From A Decade Of Orbiting Saturn

Cassini entered Saturn’s orbit on July 1, 2004. And ever since, this NASA-ESA-ASI collaboration has delivered stunning images of the crown jewel of our solar system. The following 50 images were chosen from thousands of similarly great photographs from a full decade of exploring the sixth planet and its iconic ring system and moons.


NASA's New Smell-O-scope Experiment Sniffs Saturn's Moon Titan

Good news, everyone! NASA has came up with an interplanetary smell-o-scope experiment, processing data from the Cassini spacecraft and reproducing the smell of another world right here on Earth: Saturn’s moon Titan. (Spoiler: It smells like farts mixed with gasoline.)


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