Cassini mission revealed Saturn's secrets

Cassini is the most sophisticated space probe ever built. Launched in 1997 as a joint NASA/European Space Agency mission, it took seven years to journey to Saturn. It's been orbiting the sixth planet from the sun ever since, ...

Image: Saturn's greatest storm

Saturn's storm are sights to behold. Unlike other planets in the Solar System, the ringed planet seems to store up huge amounts of energy over multiple Earth decades and then release it all at once in the form of a swirling ...

Mid-sized storms spotted on Saturn

An international team of researchers has found that mid-sized storms form near Saturn's northern pole. In their paper published in the journal Nature Astronomy, the group describes discovering four of the mid-sized storms ...

Moist explanation for Saturn's Great White Spots

Once every 20 or 30 years, a superstorm greater than Earth breaks out on Saturn and whips around the ringed planet in a violent spectacle that rages for months on end.

New Peruvian frog leaps into amphibian species ledger

Peruvian officials on Wednesday announced the discovery of a brand-new frog, a spotted brown critter with an unusual eye coloring and no eardrum, in a natural park in the Amazon jungle.