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300 feet deep liquid lake found on Saturn’s moon

Titan and Earth are the solar system’s two places with standing bodies of liquid on the surface.

16 Apr 2019 12:43 PM

Lord of the rings: Saturn's halo may be relatively recent trait

Findings say that the rings developed soon after Saturn formed about 4.5 billion years ago.

19 Jan 2019 11:07 AM

New Cassini findings suggest Saturn moon could support life

The Cassini spacecraft first flew close to the ice-covered moon in 2005 as part of a mission to gather data on Saturn.

29 Jun 2018 8:35 AM

NASA's Cassini spacecraft ends 20-year-long epic journey

The Cassini mission gave scientists an unprecedented view of the sixth planet from the Sun.

15 Sep 2017 6:09 PM

Cassini readies one last plunge into Saturn

NASA's Cassini probe is counting its final hours before one last plunge into Saturn on Sept. 15.

14 Sep 2017 9:16 AM


Astrophysicists create music from Saturn’s moons, rings

Cassini has been collecting data while orbiting Saturn since its arrival in 2004 and is now in the throes of a final death spiral.

31 Aug 2017 4:11 PM

Astrophysicists make music from Saturn's moons, rings

It will plunge into the planet itself on September 15 to avoid contaminating any of its moons.

31 Aug 2017 2:03 PM

Cassini preps for fiery plunge into Saturn after 13-year mission

Cassini will make the last of 22 farewell dives between the planet’s rings and surface on Sept. 15.

31 Aug 2017 8:15 AM

Saturn's moon Enceladus may have tipped over: study

Researchers found evidence that the moon's spin axis - the line through the north and south poles - has reoriented.

31 May 2017 2:31 PM

Cassini probe finds vast void between Saturn's rings

Scientists had hoped to find space dust in the region befor sending Cassini to Saturn forever.

06 May 2017 10:32 AM


US spacecraft shares first view from inside Saturn's rings

A stream of pictures showing Saturn's swirling clouds, massive hurricane and odd six-sided vortex weather system were sent to Earth

28 Apr 2017 8:10 AM

NASA's Cassini poised to plunge beneath Saturn's rings

Cassini is running low on fuel, and will make a death plunge into Saturn's surface on September 15.

26 Apr 2017 9:38 AM

Cassini's dance on Saturn's rings before it aims for the planet

The spacecraft will dive in between Saturn and its rings to study its composition before falling into planet’s atmosphere.

22 Apr 2017 11:48 AM

Saturn moon has necessary conditions to harbor life: NASA

NASA's old Cassini detects plumes of hydrogen molecules emanating from cracks in the surface of ocean-moon

14 Apr 2017 8:15 AM

Cassini spacecraft to dive inside Saturn's rings for mission finale

Cassini has been exploring the giant planet and its entourage of 62 known moons

05 Apr 2017 11:16 AM


NASA's Saturn probe beams back image of wavemaker moon Daphnis

The little moon's gravity raises waves in the edges of the gap in both the horizontal and vertical directions.

23 Jan 2017 7:57 AM

Will Sasikala be the next Supremo?

Ganesha feels the time is opportune for Sasikala Natarajan to achieve an important position in the party.

25 Dec 2016 12:24 AM

NASA's Cassini captures high-resolution image of Saturn's mini-moon Pandora

The image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft is one of the highest-resolution views ever taken of Saturn's moon Pandora.

23 Dec 2016 10:40 AM

More radical changes ahead

It may be tough, but not insurmountable for PM Modi to destroy the demons of the economy post the demonetisation move.

20 Nov 2016 12:16 AM

Rocky road ahead for Cyrus Mistry

The upcoming year will be an eventful one for mistry. He will be haunted by some issues from his past.

13 Nov 2016 12:37 AM