Jun 12, 2011
Half the moon is very bright; the other half is very dark. What produced this strange dichotomy on the surface of Iapetus?
May 26, 2011
"Liquid camp winning out despite mixed signals."
May 20, 2011
"A storm of rare power has formed in Saturn's northern hemisphere. Wreaking havoc for months, it now stretches around the entire planet and can be seen through backyard telescopes."
May 11, 2011
"The mysterious ridge around the equator of Iapetus is probably an ancient ring that settled onto the surface of the moon, say planetary geologists."
May 6, 2011
"Oddities in the rotation of Saturn's largest moon Titan might add to growing evidence that it harbors an underground ocean, researchers suggest."
Apr 28, 2011
"Assembled from 29 raw images taken by the Cassini orbiter on Monday, April 25, this animation brings us along an orbital ride with Rhea as it crosses Saturn's nighttime face, the planet's shadow cast across the ringplane."
Apr 21, 2011
"Data from Cassini has revealed that Saturn and its moon Enceladus are linked by powerful electrical currents. The study is helping astrobiologists further understand the nature of moons that orbit giant planets, and could yield clues about the potential for life on these small worlds."