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Telegraph

New moon spotted on Saturn

10 hours ago
Images taken by Nasa could have caught Saturn in the process of giving birth to another moon
Times of India

Images suggest Saturn about to ‘give birth’ to new moon

18 hours ago
New images from Nasa’s Cassini-Huygens space probe suggest that Saturn may be in the process of forming a new moon, which has been affectionately named as "Peggy".
Science Daily

NASA Cassini images may reveal birth of a Saturn moon

2 days ago
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has documented the formation of a small icy object within the rings of Saturn that may be a new moon, and may also provide clues to the formation of the planet's known moons.
Slashdot

Saturn May Have Given Birth To a Baby Moon

2 days ago
astroengine (1577233) writes "NASA's Saturn-orbiting Cassini spacecraft has imaged something peculiar on the outermost edge of the gas giant's A-ring. A bright knot, or arc, has been spotted 20 percent brighter than the surrounding ring material and astronomers are interpreting it as a gravitational disturbance caused by a tiny moon. "We have not seen anything like this...
THE GLOBE AND MAIL

Deadly GM ignition switches started with 2003 Saturn Ion

5 days ago
All-new Ion was to be a standard bearer for GM’s import-fighting Saturn brand
Reuters

Insight: Deadly GM ignition switches started with 2003 Saturn Ion

5 days ago
DETROIT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The 2003 Saturn Ion was supposed to be a pivotal car for General Motors Co. Instead, it came to represent the compromises and corner cutting that almost destroyed GM and now find the company in a global recall of some of its most popular models.
physorg

Join in the Cassini name game

5 days ago
As NASA's Cassini mission approaches its 10th anniversary at Saturn, its team members back here on Earth are already looking ahead to an upcoming phase.
Nature

Planetary science: A moon of Saturn hides an ocean

1 week ago
Beneath Enceladus's south pole lies a watery ocean that could hold organic molecules that form the basis of life.Luciano Iess at the Sapienza University of Rome and his colleagues analysed gravity measurements from the Cassini spacecraft during three flybys of this moon of Saturn
New York Times

For Space Projects, Zero Gravity

1 week ago
The Mars rover Opportunity, still operating after 10 years on the planet, and the Cassini spacecraft orbiting Saturn are among the NASA missions facing budget extinction.
Slashdot

Saturn's Moon Enceladus Has Underground Ocean

1 week ago
astroengine (1577233) writes "Gravity measurements made with the Saturn-orbiting Cassini spacecraft indicate the small moon Enceladus has an ocean sandwiched between its rocky core and icy shell, a finding that raises the prospects of a niche for life beyond Earth. The Cassini data shows the body of water, which is in the moon's southern hemisphere, must be as large or...
FT

Scientists discover ocean on Saturn moon

1 week ago
The water, sitting on an ocean floor consisting of silicate rocks, is kept liquid by tidal heating as Enceladus moves around Saturn
Zeit

Planetenforschung: Verborgener Ozean auf Saturnmond Enceladus

1 week ago
Der Planet Saturn wird von Monden umkreist. Auf einem davon vermuten Astronomen Wasser unter der eisigen Oberfläche. Das könnte einige der Rätsel um Enceladus lösen.
USA Today

Ocean on Saturn moon may have ingredients for life

2 weeks ago
First direct evidence noted of possible ocean beneath surface of Enceladus, a Saturn moon.
New York Times

A Moon of Saturn Has a Sea, Scientists Say

1 week ago
The finding of a body of water makes the moon, Enceladus, a promising candidate for harboring extraterrestrial life, even more than Mars.    
AP

Vast ocean found beneath ice of Saturn moon

1 week ago
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Scientists have uncovered a vast ocean beneath the icy surface of Saturn's little moon Enceladus....
Scientific American

Liquid Ocean Sloshes under Saturn Moon’s Icy Crust, Cassini Evidence Shows

1 week ago
The new evidence of liquid water on Enceladus raises hopes that the moon could host extraterrestrial life   -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
National Geographic

Saturn Moon Harbors Ocean, Raising Possibility of Life

1 week ago
Scientists have found a large body of water beneath the surface of Saturn's small moon Enceladus.    
Wired

Underground Ocean Makes This Saturn Moon a Top Bet for Extraterrestrial Life

1 week ago
Scientists have determined that a hidden ocean of liquid water likely lies beneath the frozen crust of Saturn’s moon Enceladus. Because the tiny moon freely sends samples of this water into space via spectacular geysers, the finding could rocket Enceladus to the forefront of searches for life beyond our planet.    
Mashable

Cassini Finds Evidence of a Hidden Ocean on Saturn's Moon

1 week ago
Finding liquid water on a celestial body within the solar system is exciting. The only thing that is probably more exciting is finding an ocean full of it. Today such news comes via Cassini, which has made measurements that show that Saturn's moon Enceladus has a hidden ocean beneath its icy surface. While orbiting Saturn in 2005, Cassini found jets of salty water spewing...
CNN

Signs of underground ocean found on Saturn moon

1 week ago
THE GLOBE AND MAIL

Video: Police suspect Langley fire could be related to domestic abuse

1 week ago
44-year-old accused of setting estranged wife's home on fire in Langley. May be driving Saturn Relay
Mashable

5 Reasons You Should Care About the GM Recall

2 weeks ago
Congress on Tuesday will grill General Motors’ new CEO Mary Barra about a defective ignition switch in the company's cars that's responsible for more than a dozen deaths over the past decade. GM has so far recalled 2.6 million cars as a result of the defect. While much of Tuesday's hearing will focus on problems of the past, it has the potential to change GM's future....
USA Today

Barra: GM missed red flags prior to recall

2 weeks ago
GM CEO testifies to House panel Tuesday about recall of 2.2 million Chevrolet Cobalts, Saturn Ions and similar vehicles.
Wired

What is Beyond Apollo?

2 weeks ago
Hello, Beyond Apollo fans! WIRED has been doing some updates & maintenance all over its site over the past couple of weeks, so I’ve been staying out of the way until the dust clears. I’ve been at work on several posts; and, as often happens when I work on posts with no immediate likelihood of […]    
Wired

At 90, Freeman Dyson Ponders His Next Challenge

2 weeks ago
Freeman Dyson — the world-renowned mathematical physicist who helped found quantum electrodynamics with the bongo-playing, Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman and others, devised numerous mathematical techniques, led the team that designed a low-power nuclear reactor that produces medical isotopes for research hospitals, dreamed of exploring the solar system...
Times LIVE

Scientists discover rings around small asteroid

2 weeks ago
It is not just Saturn and the giant gas planets of the solar system that bear rings. For the first time, rings have been found around an asteroid, a study published on Wednesday shows.
Times LIVE

Scientists discover rings around small asteroid

2 weeks ago
It is not just Saturn and the giant gas planets of the solar system that bear rings. For the first time, rings have been found around an asteroid, a study published on Wednesday shows.
Times LIVE

Scientists discover rings around small asteroid

2 weeks ago
It is not just Saturn and the giant gas planets of the solar system that bear rings. For the first time, rings have been found around an asteroid, a study published on Wednesday shows.
Times LIVE

Scientists discover rings around small asteroid

2 weeks ago
It is not just Saturn and the giant gas planets of the solar system that bear rings. For the first time, rings have been found around an asteroid, a study published on Wednesday shows.
Mashable

Discovery of Ringed Asteroid Stuns Astronomers

2 weeks ago
Scientists have made a stunning discovery in the outer realm of the solar system — an asteroid with its own set of rings that orbits the sun between Saturn and Uranus. The space rock is the first non-planetary object ever found to have its own ring system, researchers say. The pair of space rock rings encircle the asteroid Chariklo. They were most likely formed after...
Times LIVE

Scientists discover rings around small asteroid

2 weeks ago
It is not just Saturn and the giant gas planets of the solar system that bear rings. For the first time, rings have been found around an asteroid, a study published on Wednesday shows.
Times LIVE

Scientists discover rings around small asteroid

2 weeks ago
It is not just Saturn and the giant gas planets of the solar system that bear rings. For the first time, rings have been found around an asteroid, a study published on Wednesday shows.
Scientific American

Rings: They're Not Just For Planets Anymore

3 weeks ago
The asteroid-like object Chariklo orbits between Saturn and Uranus and has been found to have its own set of rings. Clara Moskowitz reports.     -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
BoingBoing

Planetoids: Too small to be planets, big enough to be important

2 weeks ago
Our solar system has eight planets (again, sorry Pluto). But it has many, many more planetoids — more than 600,000 at last count.    
Times LIVE

Scientists discover rings around small asteroid

2 weeks ago
It is not just Saturn and the giant gas planets of the solar system that bear rings. For the first time, rings have been found around an asteroid, a study published on Wednesday shows.
Reuters

Step aside Saturn: Little asteroid has rings too

3 weeks ago
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - It is not just Saturn and the giant gas planets of the solar system that bear rings. For the first time, rings have been found around an asteroid, a study published on Wednesday shows.
Scientific American

Rings: The're Not Just For Planets Anymore

3 weeks ago
The asteroid-like object Chariklo orbits between Saturn and Uranus and has been found to have its own set of rings. Clara Moskowitz reports.     -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Slashdot

First Asteroid Discovered Sporting a Ring System

3 weeks ago
astroengine (1577233) writes "When you think of a celestial ring system, the beautiful ringed planet Saturn will likely jump to mind. But for the first time astronomers have discovered that ring systems aren't exclusive to planetary bodies — asteroids can have them too. Announced on Wednesday, astronomers using several observatories in South America, including the ESO's...
Science Daily

First ring system around asteroid: Chariklo found to have two rings

3 weeks ago
Astronomers have made the surprise discovery that the remote asteroid Chariklo is surrounded by two dense and narrow rings. This is the smallest object by far found to have rings and only the fifth body in the Solar System — after the much larger planets Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune — to have this feature. The origin of these rings remains a mystery, but they...
Gizmodo

Astronomers found a minor planet with a ring system like Saturn's

3 weeks ago
For the first time ever, astronomers have identified a small planet with a ring system. They previously thought that such a phenomenon could only happen on large planets like Saturn and Jupiter. But this special space rock, known as 10199 Chariklo, is a small planet called a Centaur.Read more...    
Zeit

Himmelskörper Chariklo: Neuer Fund fürs Kuriositätenkabinett

3 weeks ago
Saturn, Neptun, Uranus – bisher dachten Forscher, dass nur Planeten Ringe aus Eis und Gestein um sich haben. Der kosmische Brocken Chariklo belehrt sie eines Besseren.
Science Daily

Like being inside a star: Simulating high pressures

3 weeks ago
Some experiments are really difficult to perform in practice. To gain a detailed understanding of the behaviour of molecular hydrogen, for example, we would have to produce such high pressures as those occurring within the core of gaseous planets like Jupiter and Saturn or inside stars. If such conditions cannot be created, an alternative method is to simulate them on...
National Geographic

Week in Space: Cassini's Crescent, Cassiopeia's Soul, and Golden Knots

3 weeks ago
Thrill to the celestial bounty, from falling stars to portraits of Saturn, in this week's best space pictures.    
Science Daily

Moon of Saturn: Surface of Titan sea is mirror smooth

3 weeks ago
The surface of Ligeia Mare, Titan's second largest sea, has a mirror-like smoothness, possibly due to a lack of winds, geophysicists say. As the only other solar system body with an Earth-like weather system, Titan could serve as a model for studying our own planet's early history.
FOX

Mysterious light on Saturn

3 weeks ago
physorg

Government investigating Saturn Ion steering issue

4 weeks ago
The government is investigating whether General Motors should recall the Saturn Ion compact car for the same steering defect that affected the Chevrolet Cobalt, a similar car.
Nature

Rotationally driven ‘zebra stripes’ in Earth’s inner radiation belt

4 weeks ago
Structured features on top of nominally smooth distributions of radiation-belt particles at Earth have been previously associated with particle acceleration and transport mechanisms powered exclusively by enhanced solar-wind activity. Although planetary rotation is considered to be important for particle acceleration at Jupiter and Saturn, the electric field produced in...
physorg

Cassini may have spotted waves in Titan's seas

4 weeks ago
It's no surprise that Titan's north polar region is covered with vast lakes and seas of liquid methane—these have been imaged many times by Cassini during its ten years in orbit around Saturn. What is surprising though is just how incredibly smooth the surfaces of these lakes have been found to be.
Slashdot

Waves Spotted On Titan

4 weeks ago
minty3 writes "Planetary scientists believe they have observed waves rippling on one of Titan's seas. The findings, presented on March 17 at the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, describes how the Cassini spacecraft captured images of sunlight glinting off the Punga Mare (abstract), suggesting they are not reflective sunlight but waves." The Planetary Society recently...
Wired

WIRED Space Photo of the Day: Crescent Saturn

1 month ago
Saturn, which appears as only a thin, lit crescent, broken only by the shadows of its rings, poses gracefully for the Cassini spacecraft cameras. This view looks toward the unilluminated side of the rings from about 42 degrees below the ringplane. ...    
ElPais

El festival de videojuegos contará con la presencia de Trip Hawkins

1 month ago
El fundador de la multinacional Electronic Arts acudirá a la edición que se celebrará del 28 de noviembre al 3 de diciembre en Bilbao
ElPais

GM aparta 215 millones por el escándalo de las revisiones

1 month ago
El fabricante de Detroit emite una nueva orden de llamada que afecta a 1,5 millones de unidades por diversos fallos
Daily Mail

Out of this world: Amazing pictures from space show Saturn and its rings... taken from 1.23million kilometres away

1 month ago
The picture was taken by the space agency’s Cassini probe during a flyby past the planet's largest moon Titan when it was about 1.6 million miles (2.6 million km) from Saturn.
ElPais

Un defecto en los airbags en coches de GM pudo causar 303 muertes

1 month ago
La automovilística es investigada en EE UU por un defecto en el sistema de arranque del Cobalt y el G5
USA Today

GM now says first sign of switch problem was in 2001

1 month ago
New documents filed with government reveal 2001 and 2003 reports of problems in Saturn Ion.
AP

GM excluded crash deaths from ignition inquiry

1 month ago
DETROIT (AP) -- General Motors excluded the Saturn Ion from a Feb. 13 recall for faulty ignition switches after engineers inexplicably failed to look at fatal crashes involving the compact car....
FOX

GM admits excluding Saturn Ions from ignition probe

1 month ago
Reuters

GM waited on Ion recall despite awareness of fatal crashes

1 month ago
DETROIT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - General Motors Co waited more than two weeks to expand a major recall to include the Saturn Ion and other compact cars, even though its engineers were aware of four fatalities in crashes involving the model, GM said in filings published on Wednesday.
THE GLOBE AND MAIL

General Motors recall spreads to Canada

1 month ago
Auto maker sending letters this week to about 235,000 owners of Pontiac, Saturn and Chevrolet vehicles over faulty ignition switch
Wired

WIRED Space Photo of the Day: Sunny Rhea

1 month ago
A nearly full Rhea shines in the sunlight in this recent Cassini image. Rhea (949 miles, or 1,527 kilometers across) is Saturn's second largest moon. Lit terrain seen here is on the Saturn-facing hemisphere of Rhea. North on Rhea is up ...    
BoingBoing

Apollo Television Camera, a photo from the Boing Boing Flickr Pool

1 month ago
"Apollo Television Camera," a photo shared in the Boing Boing Flickr Pool by reader Jeff Stvan. An Apollo Command Module television camera on display in the Apollo Treasures Gallery at the Apollo/Saturn V Center at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, Cape Canaveral, FL    
Science Daily

Saturn and Jupiter: X-ray laser spies deep into giant gas planets

1 month ago
Using DESY's X-ray laser FLASH, researchers took a sneak peek deep into the lower atmospheric layers of giant gas planets such as Jupiter or Saturn. The observations reveal how liquid hydrogen becomes a plasma, providing information on the material's thermal conductivity and its internal energy exchange -- important ingredients for planetary models.
ElPais

“No nos hemos arrepentido de invertir en España durante la crisis”

1 month ago
Sonae SR, dirigida por Miguel Mota, es filial del conglomerado portugués Sonae y se dedica al gran consumo. Va a invertir 20 millones en España este año
Daily Mail

Saturn's dazzling rings are pictured in unprecedented detail - and its 'Death Star' is lurking nearby (if you look hard enough!)

1 month ago
The space agency’s Cassini probe took the image on October 22, 2013, when it was about 1.6 million miles (2.6 million km) from Saturn. Mimas can be seen in the bottom right as a pin-prick of light.
Los Angeles Times

‘Game of Thrones’ season 4 teasers, posters: ‘All men must die’

1 month ago
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Los Angeles Times

'Hobbit,' 'Hunger Games,' 'Game of Thrones' top Saturn Award noms

1 month ago
Los Angeles Times

‘Hobbit,’ ‘Hunger Games,’ ‘Game of Thrones’ top Saturn Award noms

1 month ago
Evangeline Lilly in “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug”; Jennifer Lawrence in “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”; Nikolaj Coster-Waldau in “Game of Thrones” are all among the nominees for the 40th annual Saturn Awards. (Warner Bros./Lionsgate/HBO) Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” and Alfonso Cuarón’s Oscar-nominated “Gravity”...
Gizmodo

Ein riesiger Mond schiebt sich vor Saturn [Video]

1 month ago
Colin Legg hat ein beeindruckendes Phänomen aufgenommen. Am kobaltfarbenen Himmel über Australien fing der Fotograf den Moment ein, als der Mond sich vor Saturn schob. Solche Ereignisse sind etwa ein- bis zweimal pro Jahr beobachtbar, im Falle von Mond und Saturn aber äußerst selten, da diese auf ziemlich unterschiedlichen Bahnen verlaufen. Weiterlesen →
Slashdot

Astronomers Make the Science Case For a Mission To Neptune and Uranus

1 month ago
KentuckyFC writes "The only planets never to have been the subjects of bespoke space missions from Earth are Neptune and Uranus. Now European astronomers are planning to put that straight with a mission called Odinus, which involves twin spacecraft making the journey in 2034. Their justification is that the mission will help explain how the Solar System formed, how it...
APA-OTS

FACT-Finder jetzt bei mediamarkt.de und saturn.de im Einsatz

1 month ago
Pforzheim (ots) - In den Onlineshops der beiden Elektronik-Handelsketten kommt ab sofort die neue Such- und Navigationstechnologie von FACT-Finder zum Einsatz. Onlineshop-Besucher greifen über FACT-Finder auf das komplette Sortiment zu. Als erstes Land außerhalb Deutschlands setzt Media Markt …
Slashdot

Online Database Allows Scientists To Recreate Early Telescopes

1 month ago
sciencehabit writes "When Galileo Galilei shook up the scientific community with evidence of a heliocentric world, he had a little tube fitted with two pieces of glass to thank. But just how this gadget evolved in the nascent days of astronomy is poorly known. That uncertainty has inspired a group of researchers to compile the most extensive database of early refracting...
National Geographic

Week's Best Space Pictures: Mars Dunes, Saturn Storms, and Sicily Shakes

2 months ago
Carina's young stars kick off views of Mars, Saturn, and the skies of Chile, seen in the week's best space pictures.    
Daily Mail

The stunning video that reveals the dancing aurora of saturn revealed

2 months ago
Researchers say the incredible video created by Hubble and Cassini give the 'best look yet' at the phenomenon of brightly coloured aurora on Saturn.
physorg

Hubble and Cassini get a 360-degree view of Saturn's auroras (w/ video)

2 months ago
(Phys.org) —NASA trained several pairs of eyes on Saturn as the planet put on a dancing light show at its poles. While NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, orbiting around Earth, was able to observe the northern auroras in ultraviolet wavelengths, NASA's Cassini spacecraft, orbiting around Saturn, got complementary close-up views in infrared, visible-light and ultraviolet...
Science Daily

NASA spacecraft get a 360-degree view of Saturn's auroras

2 months ago
NASA trained several pairs of eyes on Saturn as the planet put on a dancing light show at its poles. While NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, orbiting around Earth, was able to observe the northern auroras in ultraviolet wavelengths, NASA's Cassini spacecraft, orbiting around Saturn, got complementary close-up views in infrared, visible-light and ultraviolet wavelengths. Cassini...
Gizmodo

Test: Bluetooth Speaker PEAQ PPA120BT – solider Sound zum kleinen Preis

2 months ago
Immer mehr Menschen hören Musik über das Smartphone. Kein Wunder, dass passende Bluetooth-Speaker im Trend liegen. Das hat auch PEAQ erkannt, die Eigenmarke von Saturn und Mediamarkt, und eine Reihe von Bluetooth-Boxen herausgebracht. Wir haben uns das Flaggschiff, den PPA120BT, der für 59,99 erhältlich ist, genauer angesehen Weiterlesen →
physorg

Prometheus practices its pull

2 months ago
Lit by eerie, reflected light from Saturn's F ring (and a casting a faint shadow through a haze of icy "mist") Saturn's moon Prometheus can be seen in the raw image above, captured by Cassini's narrow-angle camera on Feb. 5 from a distance of 667,596 miles (1,074,392 km). It's also receiving some light reflected off Saturn, which is off frame at the top (where the outermost...
FOX

PALE BLUE DOT Amazing NASA photo shows Earth from Mars

2 months ago
Robotic cops to monitor traffic in spaceNASA sued over mystery Mars rockThe North Star Polaris is getting brighterStrange Saturn vortex swirls in amazing NASA photo
physorg

Image: Churning atmosphere on Saturn

2 months ago
Like a swirl from a paintbrush being dipped in water, this image from the Cassini orbiter shows the progress of a massive storm on Saturn. The storm first developed in December 2010, and this mosaic captures how it appeared on 6 March 2011.
Wired

WIRED Space Photo of the Day: Saturn From Above

2 months ago
Just as Saturn's famous hexagonal shaped jet stream encircles the planet's north pole, the rings encircle the planet, as seen from Cassini's position high above. Around and around everything goes!    
Daily Mail

Teen, 18, killed running across road to stop dogs from fighting

2 months ago
Logan Watkins, was struck by a car on Thursday night at approximately 9pm, along with friend Andrew True. Police say Watkins and True were standing on the north side of a road when they noticed two dogs fighting. They tried to run across the street to break up the dogfight when they were hit by a Saturn.
BoingBoing

This Day in Blogging History: Snap-fit 3D printable airship; Mark Ryden's The Tree Show; Mobile interface myths

2 months ago
One year ago today Snap-fit 3D printable airship can also form the base of a Saturn V rocket: A 3D-printable toy whose parts can interchangeably form part of a Saturn V rocket.    
Nature

A global cloud map of the nearest known brown dwarf

2 months ago
Brown dwarfs—substellar bodies more massive than planets but not massive enough to initiate the sustained hydrogen fusion that powers self-luminous stars—are born hot and slowly cool as they age. As they cool below about 2,300 kelvin, liquid or crystalline particles composed of calcium aluminates, silicates and iron condense into atmospheric ‘dust’, which disappears...
Gizmodo

Gorgeous Aerial Photos Capture the Ironic Beauty of Fracking

2 months ago
Cities popping up in the middle of nowhere. Blackened landscapes of industrial runoff, including lakes of liquid hydrocarbons, like something from the moons of Saturn. Vast transportation systems snaking over previously empty hills and ranches, pulling not human passengers but tankers. This is the new geography of fracking.Read more...    
manager magazin

Metro fällt zurück: Lidl-Gruppe jetzt größter Handelskonzern

2 months ago
Die Lidl-Gruppe hat Metro als größten Handelskonzern in Deutschland abgelöst. Mit knapp 77 Milliarden Euro Umsatz im vergangenen Jahr hat sie die Märkte von Metro, Media Markt, Saturn und Kaufhof deutlich hinter sich gelassen.
Gizmodo

There's More to This Image of Saturn Than Meets the Eye

2 months ago
Although it might look like a lot of the other images you've seen of Saturn, there's far more to this picture than meets the eye.Read more...    
Mashable

Saturn's 'Yin and Yang' Moon Shines in NASA Photo

2 months ago
Call it cosmic zen. Yin and yang appear to meet on one of Saturn's moons in a photo taken by a spacecraft exploring the ringed planet and its many moons.The new Cassini photo of Saturn's moon Iapetus shows the satellite's dark and light sides as comma-shaped features that bear a striking resemblance to the yin and yang symbol in Chinese philosophy. The image was released...
The Guardian

The 30 greatest video games that time forgot – part one

2 months ago
From early rhythm action to weird puzzlers, discover the best games most players have never heard ofHistory is not always kind to great games. Titles once heralded as masterworks are often lost as console cycles turn. Alternatively, there are the offbeat outliers completely shunned during their own lifetimes, only to be quietly ransacked by later generations of designers....
Nature

50 & 100 Years Ago

3 months ago
50 Years AgoSpace Carrier Vehicles by Oswald H. Lange and Richard J. Stein — The book begins with a useful conspectus of United States space launching missiles from the Juno 1 to the Saturn C-5: a list of their achievements is
Wired

WIRED Space Photo of the Day: Saturn's Maelstrom

3 months ago
The vortex at Saturn's north pole -- seen here in the infrared -- takes on the menacing look of something from the imagination of Edgar Allan Poe. But really, of course, it's just another example of the amazing, mesmerizing meteorology on Saturn. The eye of the immense cyclone is about 2,000 kilometers (1,250 miles) wide, 20 times larger than most on Earth.    
Wired

10 Awesome Things We Learned About Saturn in 2013

3 months ago
NASA's Cassini spacecraft is still gathering data that is yielding new scientific discoveries nearly 10 years after it began its mission. The team of scientists in charge of the mission have chosen the 10 most interesting revelations they made in 2013, and it's an impressive list.    
Wired

The Most Mind-Blowing Space Photos of 2013

3 months ago
Another year has gone by and left us with a stack of incredible, mind-blowing pictures of space. We've gathered the best of 2013's images of stars, galaxies, planets, and nebulas into our second WIRED Space Photo of the Day collection. We're celebrating with a gallery of our favorites from among the 365 we hand-picked every day this year. Highlights include young stars...
National Geographic

Best New Space Pictures: Saturn's Crown and Astronauts' Renown

3 months ago
Winter's blue bands bound Saturn, while astronauts worked above a gleaming Earth in the week's best space pictures.    
Wired

WIRED Space Photo of the Day: Saturn Moon Shadow

3 months ago
This close-up view of Saturn's disc captures the transit of several moons across the face of the gas giant planet.    
BoingBoing

This Day in Blogging History: Gingerbread Saturn V; Christmas in Sololá, Guatemala; Blast Theory interview

3 months ago
One year ago today Gingerbread Saturn V rocket: Matt sez, "For Christmas I decided to make a model Saturn V out of gingerbread.    
Daily Mail

Cassini gives an early Christmas present: Probe reveals Saturn and two of its most fascinating moons in incredible detail

3 months ago
The images include detailed views of Saturn’s full disc, the mysterious hexagonal storm system at the planet's north pole and Titan shrouded in smog.
Gizmodo

So wirkt die Gravitationskraft der Monde des Saturn auf seine Ringe

3 months ago
Die Saturnmonde umkreisen den Planeten nicht nur, sie interagieren auch mit den Ringen. Auf diesem Bild sieht man, wie das Graviationsfeld von Prometheus den F Ring von Saturn ganz leicht verformt. Weiterlesen →
physorg

Cassini sees Saturn and moons in holiday dress

3 months ago
(Phys.org) —This holiday season, feast your eyes on images of Saturn and two of its most fascinating moons, Titan and Enceladus, in a care package from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. All three bodies are dressed and dazzling in this special package assembled by Cassini's imaging team.
BoingBoing

Happy holidays from Saturn and its moons, and from the astronomers who study them

3 months ago
Saturn and two of its most fascinating moons, Titan and Enceladus, are the focus of a holiday image release from NASA's Cassini imaging team.    
USA Today

Battle over 'Keep Christ in Christmas' sign heats up

3 months ago
Atheist group offers a reward after 'Keep Saturn in Saturnalia' billboard lit on fire.

Countries where saturn is popular

# Countries MIX
1 United States 10.049
2 Germany 2.810
3 India 1.155
4 United Kingdom 1.035
5 Canada 1.030
6 Mexico 0.650
7 Romania 0.598
8 Belgium 0.500
9 France 0.220
10 Poland 0.200
11 Switzerland 0.180
12 Austria 0.137
13 Australia 0.120
14 Spain 0.100
15 Norway 0.070
16 Czech Republic 0.060
17 Russia 0.040
18 Denmark 0.040
19 Ireland 0.020
20 Nepal 0.020
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# Media MIX
1 computerbild 1.250
2 BBC News 1.000
3 USA Today 1.000
4 National Geographic 0.840
5 Dinamalar 0.700
6 univision.com 0.600
7 San Francisco Chronicle 0.600
8 CBC 0.560
9 RTL Belgium 0.500
10 Arizona Republic 0.500
11 New York Times 0.440
12 Raleigh News & Observer 0.400
13 News Live 0.360
14 Cleveland Plain Dealer 0.360
15 Houston Chronicle 0.350
16 Digg 0.300
17 Leipziger Volkszeitung 0.300
18 Bergen County Record 0.300
19 Christian Science Monitor 0.300
20 Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger 0.300
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# Languages MIX
1 English 12.729
2 German 3.127
3 Spanish 0.750
4 French 0.720
5 Tamil 0.700
6 Romanian 0.598
7 Polish 0.200
8 Norwegian 0.070
9 Czech 0.060
10 Russian 0.040
11 Danish 0.040
12 Finnish 0.000
13 Chinese 0.000
14 Italian 0.000
15 Korean 0.000
16 Dutch 0.000
17 Portuguese 0.000
18 Indonesian 0.000
19 Turkish 0.000
20 Swedish 0.000
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