Tracking a solar eruption through the Solar System 15 August 2017
Tracking a solar eruption through the Solar System 15 August 2017 Ten spacecraft, from ESA’s Venus Express to NASA’s Voyager-2, felt the effect of a solar eruption as it washed through the Solar System while three other satellites watched, providing a unique perspective on this space weather event.
Has Cassini found a universal driver for prebiotic chemistry at Titan?26 July 2017 The international Cassini-Huygens mission has made a surprising detection of a molecule that is instrumental in the production of complex organics within the hazy atmosphere of Saturn’s moon Titan.
Countdown to Cassini's Grand Finale25 April 2017
Countdown to Cassini's Grand Finale25 April 2017 After nearly 13 years in orbit around Saturn, the international Cassini–Huygens mission is about to begin its final chapter: the spacecraft will perform a series of daring dives between the planet and its rings, leading to a dramatic final plunge into...
Profile of a methane sea on Titan26 April 2016
Profile of a methane sea on Titan26 April 2016 Saturn’s largest moon is covered in seas and lakes of liquid hydrocarbons – and one sea has now been found to be filled with pure methane, with a seabed covered by a sludge of organic-rich material, and possibly surrounded by wetlands.
Interstellar dust intercepted at Saturn 14 April 2016
Interstellar dust intercepted at Saturn 14 April 2016 The international Cassini spacecraft has detected the faint but distinct signature of dust coming from outside our Solar System.
Dissolving Titan17 June 2015
Dissolving Titan17 June 2015 Saturn’s moon Titan is home to seas and lakes filled with liquid hydrocarbons, but what makes the depressions they lie in? A new study suggests that the moon’s surface dissolves in a similar process that creates sinkholes on Earth.