Titan’s swirling polar cloud is cold and toxic01 October 2014
Titan’s swirling polar cloud is cold and toxic01 October 2014 The international Cassini mission has revealed that a giant, toxic cloud is hovering over the south pole of Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, after the atmosphere has cooled in a dramatic fashion.
Icy moon Enceladus has underground sea03 April 2014
Icy moon Enceladus has underground sea03 April 2014 Saturn’s icy moon Enceladus has an underground sea of liquid water, according to the international Cassini spacecraft.
Cassini Scientist for a Day 2012 Competition - Results04 March 2013 Students from across Europe have been selected as winners of the Cassini Scientist for a Day 2012 competition. Coordinated by ESA, national competitions were held in several European countries, including Poland, Spain and Greece, with more than 1000 e...
Cassini sheds light on cosmic particle accelerators18 February 2013
Cassini sheds light on cosmic particle accelerators18 February 2013 During a chance encounter with an unusually strong blast of solar wind arriving at Saturn, the international Cassini spacecraft detected particles being accelerated to ultra-high energies, similar to the acceleration that takes place around supernova...
Cassini spots mini Nile River on Saturn moon12 December 2012
Cassini spots mini Nile River on Saturn moon12 December 2012 The international Cassini mission has spotted what appears to be a miniature extraterrestrial version of the Nile River: a river valley on Saturn’s moon Titan that stretches more than 400 km from its ‘headwaters’ to a large sea.
Titan’s seasons make sharp turn28 November 2012
Titan’s seasons make sharp turn28 November 2012 Scientists using the international Cassini spacecraft have studied the rapid change in seasons on Saturn’s moon Titan, following equinox in August 2009, which saw the formation of a swirling vortex and a build up of exotic gases at unexpectedly high a...