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April 14, 2016
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Saturn spacecraft not affected by hypothetical Planet 9
Pasadena CA (JPL) Apr 11, 2016
Contrary to recent reports, NASA's Cassini spacecraft is not experiencing unexplained deviations in its orbit around Saturn, according to mission managers and orbit determination experts at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. Several recent news stories have reported that a mysterious anomaly in Cassini's orbit could potentially be explained by the gravitational tug of a theorized massive new planet in our solar system, lurking far beyond the orbit of Neptune. While the ... read more
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ENERGY TECH

Creation of Jupiter interior, a step towards room temp superconductivity
Hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe, and a major component of stars such as the Sun, as well as gas-giant planets such as Jupiter and Saturn. In recent years, hydrogen's behavior a ... more
EXO WORLDS

Searching for Far Out and Wandering Worlds
Astronomers have made great strides in discovering planets outside of our solar system, termed "exoplanets." In fact, over the past 20 years more than 5,000 exoplanets have been detected beyond the ... more
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Working Toward 'Seamless' Infrared Maps of Titan
Each of these two montages shows four synthetic views of Titan created using data acquired by the visual and infrared mapping spectrometer (VIMS) on board NASA's Cassini spacecraft between 2004 and ... more
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Cassini Spies Titan's Tallest Peaks
In a nod to extraterrestrial mountaineers of the future, scientists working on NASA's Cassini mission have identified the highest point on Saturn's largest moon, Titan. Titan's tallest peak is ... more


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Moons of Saturn may be younger than the dinosaurs
New research suggests that some of Saturn's icy moons, as well as its famous rings, might be modern adornments. Their dramatic birth may have taken place a mere hundred million years ago, more recen ... more

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Computer model explains sustained eruptions on icy moon of Saturn
The Cassini spacecraft has observed geysers erupting on Saturn's moon Enceladus since 2005, but the process that drives and sustains these eruptions has remained a mystery. Now scientists at the Uni ... more
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The Saturnian Sisters
Similar in many ways, Saturn's moons Tethys and Rhea (left and right, respectively) even share a discoverer: Giovanni Cassini, namesake of the NASA spacecraft that captured this view. The moon ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Revealed: the Pentagon's secret UFO-hunting program

NATO urges Russia to respond to US missile concerns

N.Korea must 'earn its way back to table,' Tillerson tells UN

China sidesteps blame over S. Korean journalist's beating

US envoy says 'real dialogue' needed with N. Korea

Mattis emphasizes diplomacy in dealing with Iran

N. Korea 'agent' charged with WMD sale plot in Australia

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The Tilted Terminator Of Enceladus
NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this view of Saturn's moon Enceladus that shows wrinkled plains that are remarkably youthful in appearance, being generally free of large impact craters. Whe ... more
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New photos show 'magic island' on Saturn's moon
New images captured by the Cassini probe showcase the shifting shape of a geological feature on Saturn's moon known informally as "magic island." ... more
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Tethys, Janus pose with Saturn's rings in new NASA photo
A newly shared image from NASA showcases the orbital mecca that is Saturn. ... more
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Titan Temperature Lag Maps and Animation
This sequence of maps shows varying surface temperatures on Saturn's moon Titan at two-year intervals, from 2004 to 2016. The measurements were made by the Composite Infrared Spectrometer (CIRS) ins ... more
IRON AND ICE

Puzzling asteroid observations explained by destruction of asteroids close to Sun
An international team composed of researchers from Finland, France, the United States and the Czech Republic originally set out to construct a state-of-the-art model of the NEO population that is ne ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Scientists create successful mass production system for bioengineered livers

After the fire, charcoal goes against the grain, with the flow

A dynamic East Antarctic ice sheet has repeatedly grown and shrunk

NASA scientists embark on extreme Antarctic Trek

Scientists share various perspectives on ozone layer recovery

How much soil goes get washed down the drain

Primordial mutation helps explain origin of some organs in vertebrates

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Ices and shadows above Saturn
Saturn's moon Tethys appears to float between two sets of rings in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, but it's just a trick of geometry. The rings, which are seen nearly edge-on, are the dark ... more
EXO LIFE

How Friendly Is Enceladus' Ocean To Life
How acidic is the ocean on Saturn's icy moon Enceladus? It's a fundamental question to understanding if this geyser-spouting moon could support life. Enceladus is part of a family of icy worlds, inc ... more
DEEP IMPACT

New study challenges Jupiter's role as planetary shield, protecting Earth from comet impacts
Not only is the "Jupiter as shield" concept, implying that the planet shields Earth from comet impacts, not true, but perhaps Jupiter's most important role in fostering the development of life on Ea ... more
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Saturn's rings: less than meets the eye
It seems intuitive that an opaque material should contain more stuff than a more translucent substance. For example, muddier water has more suspended particles of dirt in it than clearer water. Like ... more
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Cassini Heads for 'Higher Ground' at Saturn
NASA's Cassini mission is entering its next chapter with an orbital choreography meant to tilt the spacecraft's orbit out of Saturn's ringplane. The second of five large propulsive maneuvers i ... more

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SKY NIGHTLY

How and When to See Five Planets at Once
During the next two weeks, for the first time in more than a decade, you can see all five naked-eye planets - from Mercury to Saturn - together in the predawn sky. This celestial treat is relatively ... more
EXO WORLDS

Lab discovery gives glimpse of conditions found on other planets
Scientists have recreated an elusive form of the material that makes up much of the giant planets in our solar system, and the sun. Experiments have given a glimpse of a previously unseen form of hy ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Software enables robots to be controlled in virtual reality

Laser-boron fusion now 'leading contender' for energy

Scientists develop new mode of energy generation from bituminous coal

Sustainable dams - are they possible

Britain seeks closer ties to China's Belt and Road

Single-photon detector can count to 4

Discovery sets new world standard in nano generators



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A Triple Play Out Saturn Way

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Cassini Completes Final Close Enceladus Flyby

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Cassini Closes in on Enceladus, One Last Time

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Cassini gets bull's eye view of Enceladus and Tethys

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Prometheus up close about Saturn

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Peering Through Titan's Haze

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NASA team discover how water escapes from Saturn

MARSDAILY

Mars to lose its largest moon, Phobos, but gain a ring

ROCKET SCIENCE

Next Giant Leap, No Small Steps

ROCKET SCIENCE

Simulating SLS Booster Separation

Two Moons About Saturn

Cassini Finds Monstrous Ice Cloud in Titan's South Polar Region

Deserts and dunes: Earth as an analogue for Titan

Cassini Plunged Into Icy Plumes of Enceladus

Disk gaps don't always signal planets

Cassini images dunelands on Saturn's moon Titan

NASA spacecraft plunges through Saturn moon's icy spray

Did Jupiter Expel A Rival Gas Giant

Close Encounter with Enceladus

Scientists Predict that Rocky Planets Formed from "Pebbles"

Seven Key Facts About Cassini's Oct 28 Plume Dive

NASA Completes Critical Design Review for Space Launch System

Cassini Begins Series of Flybys with Close-up of Saturn Moon Enceladus

Closest-ever Views of Saturn's Moon Enceladus

Cassini Begins Series of Flybys of Enceladus

Mars colonisation still far off: Amitabh Ghosh

NASA's Space Launch System is the Rocket for the Ride to Mars

Watching an exoplanet in motion around a distant star

Saturn's Moon Enceladus Hosts A Global Ocean

Cassini Finds Global Ocean in Saturn's Moon Enceladus


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