Saturn

You Can't Notice It, But Something Weird Is Happening To Saturn's Rings

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 24.08.2016 | UK Tech

It might be over a decade since the Cassini space probe first identified Saturn’s Daphnis moon, but we are still no closer to knowing what it looks ...

Alien Life On Titan Could Form Without The Need For Water At All

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 07.07.2016 | UK Tech

Saturn’s hellish moon Titan could have become one of our strongest candidates for finding alien life. The planet has for some time been garnering th...

Is There Anything More Perfect Than This Picture?

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.12.2015 | UK Tech

Cassini has captured this absolutely perfect picture of Saturn's moons Enceladus and Tethys almost flawlessly lined up above Saturn. As the hyp...

This Alien World Is Actually Our Best Picture Of Titan, Saturn's Mysterious Moon

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.12.2015 | UK Tech

Take a look at Titan and then at our own moon and you'd be forgiven for being a little jealous of Saturn's largest companion. It's absolutely stunning...

NASA Reveals An Incredible Secret Lying Beneath The Surface Of Enceladus

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.09.2015 | UK Tech

NASA has confirmed that Saturn's moon Enceladus has a massive ocean covering its entire surface. The astonishing discovering was made using vast qu...

These Final Pictures Of Saturn's Moon Dione Are Utterly Humbling

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 21.08.2015 | UK Tech

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has been orbiting Saturn for the last 11 years taking what can only be described as some of the most stunning and humbling p...

Saturn's Moon Prometheus Is Unlike Anything You've Seen Before

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 07.07.2015 | UK Tech

This is Prometheus. At just 53 miles in diameter this humble little rock is in fact one of Saturn's smallest moons. Visually, it's alien to the not...

Saturn's Moon Looks An Awful Lot Like The Death Star

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Tech

Star Wars Day might be over but that hasn't stopped us taking note that even our own Solar System has hidden connotations with the film phenomenon. ...

Saturn's Moon Enceladus Could Support Underwater Life

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 12.03.2015 | UK Tech

Saturn's moon Enceladus is proving to be more interesting than Saturn itself. NASA researchers have followed a series of 'breadcrumbs' back to the moo...

Saturn's Moons Look Incredible In Colour

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Tech

Saturn has a lot of moons. So many in fact that NASA hasn't got round to naming all of them. What makes each one so special however is that each one i...

Yes, This Pic Titan Is Amazing. But So Is The Fact That We LANDED THERE.

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK Tech

An absolutely incredible picture of Saturn's moon Titan has taken the internet by storm. Unfortunately, the internet appears to have forgotten that...

Mystery On Saturn's Moon As Massive Shape 'Evolves' On Camera

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Tech

A strange 'shape' is currently evolving before astronomers' eyes on Saturn's moon Titan. Three images taken several years apart by the Cassini spac...

Scientists Find 'Magic Islands' On Alien Moon

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Tech

Scientists have struggled to explain how a 'magic' island appeared in the middle of a lake on Saturn's moon Titan - and then disappeared. Titan is ...

NASA Wants To Send A Drone To Explore Titan

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 19.06.2014 | UK Tech

NASA really wants to explore Saturn's Moon Titan - and for good reason. For one thing, it is the only other world in our solar system which has liquid...

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-mile...

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...