Tag: Saturn

Researchers Found Signs of Life in a Lake Deep Beneath Antarctica

Researchers Found Signs of Life in a Lake Deep Beneath Antarctica

According to a news report from Nature, an ice-covered lake in Antarctica is teeming with bacterial life. The southernmost continent of our planet, Antarctica, is generally considered an inhospitable wasteland of ice and snow but recent research shows that there is much more to it than the extreme environment. The researching team found colonies of…

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Astronomers Found Evidence of a Curious Weather Phenomenon on Titan

Astronomers Found Evidence of a Curious Weather Phenomenon on Titan

Scientists have finally found the first evidence of seasonal storms on Titan. The Cassini Spacecraft of NASA reached the orbit of Saturn in 2004. At that time, it was summer on the Southern Hemisphere of Titan, the largest moon of the planet. Since then, researchers have been waiting eagerly to watch the signs of seasonal…

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Top 7 Wonders of our Solar System

Top 7 Wonders of our Solar System

From the rings of Saturn to the tallest mountain on Vesta, our solar system is full of fascinating phenomena. The vastness of our solar system has a lot of celestial wonders to offer. The advancement of technology has enabled humanity to explore more and more of these beauties. Some of the most amazing and astonishing…

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The Saturn System has Water just like Earth’s … except for Phoebe

The Saturn System has Water just like Earth’s … except for Phoebe

Scientists found some variations in the D/H and 13C/12C ratios on Phoebe. Despite the fact that none of us were here to observe the birth of our solar system, technological advancements and the desire to know more about the origin of life have enabled us to develop a model as to how all that happened.…

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Full Moon on December 21st, 2018. How and From Where can you See it?

Full Moon on December 21st, 2018. How and From Where can you See it?

The full moon of December will coincide with the Winter Solstice and will make a close pass by the Aldebaran. The full moon of December is generally called the Full Cold Moon. According to NASA, the moon will arrive on 22nd of December and will be visible in the constellation Taurus. It will become full…

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The Story of Us

The Story of Us

A new video by Absolute Knowledge is now on! It’s been a long journey until here. Mankind is the result of 13.8 billion years of evolution. This video shows the process of creating, from the big bang, to the future. When we think of 13.8 billion years it may seem an eternity, but in the…

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The Innermost Ring of Saturn is Raining

The Innermost Ring of Saturn is Raining

One of the most beloved planetary science missions of NASA gave some extraordinary insights about the ringed planet. Cassini spacecraft was launched on 15th October 1997 with the intentions of exploring the Saturn and its rings. It explored the Saturnian system for 13 years before the mission was ended by sending Cassini into the upper…

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Dust Storms on Titan observed for the First Time by Cassini

Dust Storms on Titan observed for the First Time by Cassini

Cassini Spacecraft made the first-ever observation of dust storms on the largest moon of Saturn. NASA, the Italian Space Agency (ASI), and the European Space Agency (ESA) collaborated to send a probe to study Saturn, its natural satellites (moons), and its rings in 1997. The name given to this mission was Cassini-Huygens (after astronomers Giovanni…

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Cassini Mission found a Bizarre Structure around the Northern Pole of Saturn

Cassini Mission found a Bizarre Structure around the Northern Pole of Saturn

Massive hexagon discovered first in the Southern Hemisphere of Saturn, by Voyager Spacecraft, might have climbed up towards the Northern Pole. Saturn has always been a planet of surprises and a recent study shows that the things haven’t changed much. The Cassini Spacecraft, which was built collectively by ESA, NASA, and the Italian Space Agency,…

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Scientists found signs of Life on a Moon of Saturn

Scientists found signs of Life on a Moon of Saturn

New findings of Enceladus strengthened the claims that it is the most suitable place for exploring extraterrestrial life. The existence of life beyond Earth has always been an extremely popular topic in the scientific community. Continuous efforts are being made since the mid-20th century in this regard but scientists have not enjoyed much of a…

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Exiled Asteroid discovered in the Outer reaches of the Solar System

Exiled Asteroid discovered in the Outer reaches of the Solar System

An asteroid is found in the outskirts of our solar system that is believed to be formed billions of years ago. Our solar system was much different in its early days. An international team of scientists investigated the solar system of that time by making use of ESO telescopes and different theoretical models. They concluded…

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Signs of Water on Jupiter’s moon Europa

Signs of Water on Jupiter’s moon Europa

A research adds a lot of weight to the claims that water plumes exist on Europa. As water is a vital ingredient for supporting life, scientists are searching for its traces in different parts of the universe. Europa, a Moon of Jupiter, is one of the main contenders for fostering life in our solar system.…

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Exoplanet with Clear Sky discovered

Exoplanet with Clear Sky discovered

Scientists discovered an exoplanet that has no clouds in its atmosphere. Scientists are exploring all parts of the universe to find signs of life on them. Different missions are providing them with the necessary data to observe potential candidates. They are analyzing various exoplanets and the latest discovery has revealed that a team of researchers…

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How much can you resist on other Planets?

How much can you resist on other Planets?

We must value our home planet, Earth because the meanings of life will take a 180o turn once we are in other parts of our solar system. Earth is a beautiful place with abundant supplies of water, breathable atmosphere, and bearable climate. Amazing Landscapes, Breathtaking Sunsets, and Lovely Animals are simply too good to ignore.…

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What Celestial Bodies you should watch when you First Buy a Telescope?

What Celestial Bodies you should watch when you First Buy a Telescope?

These phenomenal astronomical sights, through your telescope, will tingle your aesthetic sense. All the development in technology has shown us more and more celestial bodies that surround us. Some of them are worth a look as they are embodiments of natural artistry and can make you awe with a glimpse. Having said that, viewing them…

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How Well Do You Know the Solar System?

How Well Do You Know the Solar System?

If you are passionate about astronomy and the universe, you should know these things. Surely you have not learned all details about our Solar System. Today we will review, with a clip made by the National Geographic team, the most important details about our solar system, which every human should know about. From the center…

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Final Images from Cassini

Final Images from Cassini

NASA released final images of the Cassini mission.   The Cassini mission went exactly as NASA planned. After a 13-years tour of the Saturn system Cassini has managed to deliver us the most awaited images all over the world. Finale Ringscape “Goodbye Kiss” of Titan Infrared Image of the Impact Site Impact Site: Cassini’s Final Image…

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Cassini Spacecraft Makes Its Final Approach to Saturn

Cassini Spacecraft Makes Its Final Approach to Saturn

We’ll stay breathless, because Cassini’s antenna will keep sending informations to Earth until its last moment. Between 26 April and September 15, Cassini ‘jumped’ between Saturn and its rings, on a region that no other mission in humankind history ever explored before. A 13-year tour of the Saturn system is ending with an intentional plunge into…

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Cassini Just Got Closer To Saturn Than Ever Before

Cassini Just Got Closer To Saturn Than Ever Before

The nuclear-powered spacecraft has orbited Saturn for 13 years and sent us back hundreds of amazing images. All these photos are including close-ups of the gaseous giant, its mysterious moons and, of course, its famous rings. Exploring the Saturnian system since 2004, Cassini did not disappoint anyone since then. We discovered new worlds like Saturn’s…

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