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Cassini finds Saturn moon has planet-like qualities

Data from NASA's Cassini mission reveal Saturn's moon Phoebe has more planet-like qualities than previously thought. 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 planetesimal, or remnant planetary building block.
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Saturn's Enceladus Reveals Previously Unobserved Behavior of Plasma

Academics / General Science : The Daily Galaxy (2 years ago)

Recent discoveries from NASA's Cassini mission reveal that Saturn's geyser moon Enceladus provides a special laboratory for watching unusual behavior of plasma, or hot ionized gas. Some Cassini scientists think they have observed "d... Read Post

Nasa's Cassini probe reveals that Saturn's moon Phoebe has more planet-like qualities than previously thought

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

Some of the secrets of Saturn’s pock-marked moon Phoebe have been revealed, with Nasa scientists discovering that it is actually remarkably planet-like. Thanks to data beamed back from the agency’s Cassini probe, which has been loit... Read Post

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

Academics / General Science : The Daily Galaxy (2 years ago)

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, scienti... Read Post


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