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.
Hot water activity on icy moon’s seafloor 11 March 2015
Hot water activity on icy moon’s seafloor 11 March 2015 Tiny grains of rock detected by the international Cassini spacecraft orbiting Saturn point to hydrothermal activity on the seafloor of its icy moon Enceladus.
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...