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Eyes in the sky

Dense veils of cloud over Venus, rocky barren landscapes of frozen ice on Saturn's moon Titan, white patches in the red sand of Mars – these are images of completely alien worlds. Worlds which humans cannot reach, but ...

dateAug 02, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Cassini spots daytime lightning on Saturn

( -- Saturn was playing the lightning storm blues. NASA's Cassini spacecraft has captured images of last year's storm on Saturn, the largest storm seen up-close at the planet, with bluish spots in the middle of swirling ...

dateJul 19, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Portraits of moons captured by Cassini

( -- NASA's Cassini spacecraft successfully completed its closest-ever pass over Saturn's moon Dione on Monday, Dec. 12, slaloming its way through the Saturn system on its way to tomorrow's close flyby of Titan. ...

dateDec 13, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Saturn's youthful appearance explained

( —As planets age they become darker and cooler. Saturn however is much brighter than expected for a planet of its age - a question that has puzzled scientists since the late sixties. New research published in ...

dateApr 30, 2013 in Space Exploration
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New visualization of waves in Saturn's rings

Fans of astronomy are no doubt familiar with the work of Kevin Gill. In the past, he has brought us visualizations of what the Earth would look like if it had a system of rings, what a "Living Mars" would look like – i.e. ...

dateAug 22, 2016 in Space Exploration
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