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Saturn's Planet-Like Moon, Phoebe Came from Kuiper Belt

Scientists had their first close-up look at Phoebe when Cassini began exploring the Saturn system in 2004. Using data from multiple spacecraft instruments and a computer model of the moon's chemistry, geophysics and geology, scientists found Phoebe was a so-called...
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Enceladus's "Tiger Stripes" --Are They a Possible Life Zone Hotspot?

Academics / General Science : The Daily Galaxy (3 years ago)

Heat output from the south polar region of Saturn's moon Enceladus is far greater than was previously thought possible, according to analysis of data collected by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, published in the Journal of Geophysical Re... Read Post

Life on Titan? New clues to what's consuming hydrogen, acetylene on Saturn's moon

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (5 years ago)

Two new papers based on data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft scrutinize the complex chemical activity on the surface of Saturn's moon Titan. While non-biological chemistry offers one possible explanation, some scientists believe thes... Read Post

Newfound Moon May Be Source Of Outer Saturn Ring

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (6 years ago)

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has found within Saturn's G ring an embedded moonlet that appears as a faint, moving pinprick of light. Scientists believe it is a main source of the G ring and its single ring arc. Cassini imaging scientis... Read Post

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