A new study by an international team of researchers has shown that Enceladus has been producing enough energy in its interior to keep a warm water ocean for billions of years.
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NASA recently unveiled their SELFI instrument, which will search Enceladus’ plumes to look for signs of life in the interior
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Thanks to the over 500,000 pictures taken by the Cassini mission, Google Maps has created a mapping tool that allows users to virtually explore the Solar System.
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The Cassini probe has found more features on Titan that resemble Earth, steep river valleys that empty into its largest methane lake
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Recent images from the Cassini space probe show that Saturn’s hexagonal polar storm is changing, which may be due to seasonal variation
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When they first set foot on the Moon, the Apollo 11 astronauts painted a picture of the landscape as a bone-dry desert. So astronomers were naturally surprised when in 2009, three probes showed that a lot of water is locked up in minerals in the soil. There has been some debate as to where the […]