Saturn

Saturn's Moon Enceladus Has Huge Ocean Deep Under Icy Surface

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Tech

A watery ocean that could support life lies deep under the icy surface of Saturn's tiny moon Enceladus, scientists have confirmed. The ocean is buried...

Nasa's Cassini Probe Delivers The Goods Again

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Tech

Nasa's Cassini probe has done it again and taken some shots of Saturn that will simply blow your mind. From a vantage point of 764,000 miles, the s...

This Is What The 'Northern Lights' Look Like On Saturn

Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK Tech

Earth is not the only planet in the Solar System where you could see the 'Northern Lights', or more properly, an aurora. Far from it. The strange, ...

Saturn's Rings May Have Just Given Birth To A New Moon

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.12.2013 | UK Tech

Saturn might be giving birth to a new moon. The ringed planet already has at least 150 moons and satellites of various sizes, ranging from the mass...

Nasa Films The Mysterious Hexagon Rotating On Saturn

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.12.2013 | UK Tech

There are a lot of odd things in space. But this certainly ranks amongst the oddest. Meet the Saturn hexagon. A six-sided jet stream of 200-...

LOOK: Is This The Best Photo Of Saturn Yet?

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 13.11.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa loves us. How else would you explain them continuously churning out images like this... Click on the image for a hi-res annotated version...

LOOK: This Is The Best Picture Ever Taken Of Saturn

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.12.2013 | UK Tech

This might be the best photo ever taken of Saturn. Well, sort of taken. But sort of made too. This image is the combined work of Nasa's Cassini ...

News Punch: Raining Diamonds - Branson's Island

Marc Paterson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy
Marc Paterson

If the divide between rich and poor needed to be brought sharply into focus any more than it already is, then Richard Branson feeling hard done by about receiving criticism over his Virgin Island home maybe, possibly being a tax haven - which it isn't, because he told everyone so - sharpens that focus like a magnifying lens on an ant who's fallen on hard times.

Plastic Chemicals Found On Saturn's Moon Titan

Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.10.2013 | UK Tech

A chemical commonly used in plastics here on Earth has been found on Saturn's distant moon of Titan. Propylene, which is used to make everything fr...

Largest Storm On Saturn For 20 Years 'Rips Water From Surface'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.11.2013 | UK Tech

The largest storm recorded on Saturn for 20 years ripped water and ammonia from the massive planet's surface. Data from Nasa's Cassini spacecraft s...

LOOK: This Is What 1,400 People Waving At Saturn Looks Like

Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.10.2013 | UK Tech

Last month thousands of people around the world stopped what they were doing and waved at the sky. The reason? Nasa's Cassini spacecraft was taking...

'Death Star' Pictured Around Saturn

Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK Tech

It might look like something from a Galaxy Far, Far Away… but it's actually quite a bit closer to Earth. Nasa and ESA's Cassini-Huygens spacecra...

LOOK: Breathtaking Picture Of Earth From Saturn

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 23.07.2013 | UK Tech

NASA's Cassini spacecraft is 898 million miles away taking pictures of Earth - a feat so incredible it's difficult to get your head around. And thi...

LOOK: This Is The Earth From 898 Million Miles Away

Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.07.2013 | UK Tech

Three days ago, thousands of people around the world stopped what they were doing and waved at the sky as the Cassini spacecraft took the world's phot...

WATCH: 'In Saturn's Rings' Will Blow Your Mind

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.07.2013 | UK Tech

There is something magical about the rings of Saturn that set the giant planet apart from the rest of it's neighbours in the solar system. And in 2...

Nasa To Take Photo Of Earth From Saturn

Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.06.2013 | UK Tech

Don your Sunday best and give a big wave because you're about to have your photo taken - from 898 million miles away. Nasa's Cassini spacecraft, cu...

Nasa Says It's Spring On Titan

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 23.07.2013 | UK Tech

Think our spring weather is bad? Nasa says it's also spring on Saturn's moon Titan - and by comparison a bit of hail and drizzle is nothing. Th...

Tonight Is A Rare Chance To See Saturn With The Naked Eye

Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.07.2013 | UK Tech

For amateur astronomers who want to get a glimpse of Saturn, today is your lucky day. The ringed planet is usually relatively difficult to spot bec...

One Of Saturn's Moons Is Literally Made Of Fluff

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 20.07.2013 | UK Tech

Saturn has a lot of moons - and many of them are strange and inhospitable. But this might take the award for the weirdest of the lot. New Scientist...

Saturn's Monster Hurricane WIll Terrify You

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 30.04.2013 | UK Tech

Hurricane Sandy killed 285 people, devastated most of America's east coast and caused $75 billion of damage in just nine days last year. Now imagin...

WATCH: What It's Like To Be On Saturn

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 17.04.2013 | UK Tech

This, according to one individual, is what it would be like to live on Saturn. Although resembling bacteria navigating a trippy highway this video ...

Doomed Spacecraft Sends Us Final Images Of Saturn's Moon

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK Tech

A distant spacecraft in orbit around Saturn has sent back its final images of Rhea, one of the planet's moons. Rhea is Saturn's second largest moon...

PICS: Nasa Craft Captured Venus Between Saturn's Rings

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.05.2013 | UK Tech

One of the most amazing photographs ever taken has been captured by Nasa scientists - from Saturn. The Cassini spacecraft, which is currently in or...

PICS: Nasa Issues Yet Another Amazing Image Of Saturn

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 20.02.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa has already released some pretty amazing pictures of Saturn this week - but now they've done it again. Last time it was something simple and b...

Nasa Unveils Dramatic 'Backlit' Photo Of Saturn's Rings

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 17.02.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa has unveiled a dramatic new view of Saturn and its rings. The image was taken while the Cassini spacecraft was in Saturn's shadow, producing a...