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Titan may harbor huge ocean beneath its frozen surface


April 26th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 26 (ANI): A new study has suggested that Titan, Saturn's largest moon, might have a huge liquid ocean below its frozen dune covered surface.Researcher Rose-Marie Baland and colleagues from the ... Read more...

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Titan shaped by weather, not ice volcanoes


April 10th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 10 (ANI): NASA scientists, who analysed the data collected by the Cassini spacecraft, has suggested that the Saturn's smog-shrouded moon, Titan, may be much less geologically active than some scientists ... Read more...

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NASA spacecraft captures methane ‘rain’ on Saturn’s moon Titan


March 18th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): NASA's Cassini spacecraft has captured images of seasonal rains on Saturn's moon Titan - the first evidence of rain soaking Titan's surface at low latitudes.Researchers at the University ... Read more...

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NASA finds Earth’s cirrus-like ice clouds on Saturn’s moon Titan


February 4th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): Experts at NASA have sighted thin, wispy clouds of ice particles similar to Earth's cirrus clouds on one of Saturn's moons, Titan.The findings were made using the Composite ... Read more...

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Saturnian moon may have fizzy ocean capable of harbouring life


January 29th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 29 (ANI): Saturnian moon Enceladus may have a fizzy ocean capable of harbouring life, suggests new data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.The findings could explain the vast icy plumes of water ... Read more...

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NASA’s Cassini spacecraft captures dramatic views of Saturn’s 2nd largest moon


December 22nd, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): NASA's Cassini spacecraft has captured some dramatic views of Saturn's second largest moon Rhea.Pictures reveal fractures cutting through craters on the moon's surface, revealing a history of tectonic ... Read more...

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NASA’s Cassini spots possible ice volcano on Saturn’s moon


December 15th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sec 15 (ANI): NASA's Cassini spacecraft has spotted what could be ice volcanoes on Saturn's moon Titan.According to scientists, these possible ice volcanoes are similar in shape to those on Earth ... Read more...

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How Saturn’s rings and inner moons were formed


December 13th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): According to a new study, Saturn's rings and inner moons were formed after the collision of a large satellite with the planet.Saturn's rings are at present 90 to ... Read more...

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NASA’s spacecraft discovers warm fractures on Saturn’s moon


December 1st, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): NASA's Cassini spacecraft has given scientists a view of active fissures through the south polar region of Saturn's moon Enceladus.They have constructed the highest-resolution heat intensity maps yet ... Read more...

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Oxygen atmosphere found on Saturn’s moon


November 26th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 26 (ANI): Astronomers have announced that an oxygen atmosphere has been found on Saturn's second largest moon, Rhea.At about 527,000 kilometres from Saturn, Rhea orbits inside the planet's magnetic ... Read more...

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NASA reveals Saturn is on a cosmic dimmer switch


November 11th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): NASA's Cassini spacecraft has found that Saturn emitted gradually less energy each year from 2005 to 2009, but its southern hemisphere consistently emitted more energy than its northern ... Read more...

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Long-standing mystery behind Saturn’s rings solved


November 2nd, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 2 (ANI): Images captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft have finally revealed the answer to the perplexing behaviour of one of the most dynamic regions in Saturn's rings.The answer is: the ... Read more...

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Cassini craft gets first snapshots from within Saturn’s radio aurora


September 25th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 25 (ANI): The Cassini spacecraft has made the first observations from within the radio aurora of another planet than Earth."Whereas the source region of Earth's radio aurora has been studied ... Read more...

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No ring around Saturn moon, study shows


August 7th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): Challenging earlier observations, researchers at Cornell University in New York have claimed that Saturn's small moon Rhea doesn't really have any solid structures encircling the natural satellite.While ... Read more...

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Moon builds massive snowballs in Saturn’s ring


July 21st, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 20 (ANI): New pictures sent in by NASA's Cassini spacecraft show icy particles in Saturn's F ring clumping into giant snowballs as the moon Prometheus makes multiple swings by the ... Read more...

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Titan lake-levels change due to Earth-like seasonal evaporation


July 16th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): The water level of lakes on Earth rises and falls with the seasons and with longer-term climate changes, as precipitation, evaporation, and runoff add and remove liquid. Now ... Read more...

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Giant propellers seen in Saturn’s rings


July 12th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA announced on Thursday, that they have discovered giant propeller shaped structures in the rings around Saturn. Scientists also divulged that the structure seems to ... Read more...

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Giant Propellers Discovered In The Saturn Rings


July 12th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 12, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), has announced the discovery of a giant propeller like structures in the rings of Saturn. Announcing ... Read more...

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NASA Discovered Giant Propellers In Saturn Rings


July 12th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA has discovered giant propeller-shaped structures in the rings of Saturn and the NASA officials suggest that the propellers are created by a new class of ... Read more...

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Boffins uncover mystery behind Saturn’s mini moons


June 10th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 10 (ANI): Scientists have finally busted the mystery behind Saturn's midget moons.Conventional models suggest these moons are so small that collisions with comets should have shattered them much earlier.But ... Read more...

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NASA Observes Primitive Life On Second Largest Planet Of The Solar System


June 7th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by GD
NASA has recently figured out some vital clues which in their opinion accounts for the existence of primitive life on Titan; one of the primary moons of Saturn.Reportedly, Saturn is ... Read more...

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Hints of life on Saturn’s moon Titan


June 4th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4 (ANI): Cassini orbiter has discovered hints of life on Saturn's moon Titan.Titan is too cold to support liquid water on its surface, but some scientists suggest exotic life-forms could ... Read more...

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Sunlight reflection confirms presence of liquid on Saturn’s moon Titan


May 6th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): NASA's Cassini Spacecraft has captured a glint of light reflecting from the surface of Saturn's moon Titan, which confirms the presence of a lake filled with liquid.The discovery ... Read more...

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Amateur astronomers and Cassini spacecraft capture Saturn storm


April 30th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): For the first time, amateur astronomers used the composite infrared spectrometer instrument aboard NASA's Cassini spacecraft to look at a massive blizzard in Saturn's atmosphere.The instrument ... Read more...

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Saturn’s Mystery To Be Solved By NASA’s Cassini


April 10th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, Apr 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA's Cassini might be the answer to the never solved before mystery of the Saturn rings. The six years of exploration by the spacecraft has ... Read more...

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Mystery of Saturn Rings Likely To Be Unveiled


April 7th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Apr 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ever since the astronauts spotted the marvelous rings of Saturn, the curiosity to know more about these has haunted them. They were found by Galileo for ... Read more...

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The ‘Cassini’ Spacecraft May Supply Responses To The Mystery Of Saturn’s Rings


April 7th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 7, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The rings of Saturn have been recognized since telescopes commenced staring at the heavens. Galileo initially detected them in 1610. Since that time, the astronomers ... Read more...

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Enceladus Spits Fumes, Scientists Awestruck


February 25th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Cassini spacecraft of the Space agency has taken some close up photos of Enceladus, the sixth biggest moon of Saturn that have stunned the astronomers ... Read more...

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NASA’s Cassini finds plethora of plumes and hotspots at Enceladus


February 24th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): Newly released images from last November's swoop over Saturn's icy moon Enceladus by NASA's Cassini spacecraft have revealed a forest of new jets spraying from prominent fractures crossing ... Read more...

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How strange icy spokes in Saturn’s ring form and evolve


January 31st, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 31 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have analyzed the strange icy spokes in Saturn's ring to understand how they form and evolve.In Saturn's largest ring, the B ring, radial ... Read more...

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50 percent of plume shooting out of geysers on Enceladus could be ice


December 21st, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 21 (ANI): In a new research, a scientist has revealed that as much as 50 percent of the plume shooting out of geysers on Saturn's moon Enceladus could be ice.According ... Read more...

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Fog discovered on Saturn’s largest moon Titan


December 20th, 2009 - 3:39 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 20 (IANS) US scientists have discovered fog moving across the south pole of Saturn's largest moon, Titan. Titan looks to be the only place in the solar system aside from ... Read more...

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Scientists discover fog on Saturn’s largest moon


December 19th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 19 (IANS) Saturn's largest moon, Titan, looks to be the only place in the solar system - aside from our planet, with copious quantities of liquid, largely liquid methane and ... Read more...

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Fog discovered on Saturn’s moon Titan


December 19th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 19 (ANI): Scientists have found evidence for the presence of fog on Saturn's moon Titan.Planetary astronomer Mike Brown of the California Institute of Technology, details evidence that Titan's south pole ... Read more...

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Glint of sunlight shows liquid on Saturn’s largest moon


December 18th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 18 (IANS) A glint of sunlight reflected off a lake on Saturn's largest moon Titan has confirmed the presence of liquid on its surface. The image was captured by NASA's Cassini ... Read more...

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