This year's winter solstice is also when Saturn and Jupiter appear closest to each other for 60 years, Here's what you need to know about both the events.
Dec. 18, 2020 • ~5 min
Jupiter and Saturn - the Solar System's largest planets - are set to cross paths in the night sky.
Dec. 18, 2020 • ~3 min
Harvard researchers use a 3D model to figure out how a hexagon-shaped mega-storm on Saturn was formed.
Oct. 5, 2020 • ~8 min
The clouds of Venus may harbour alien life. But where else?
Sept. 18, 2020 • ~7 min
Saturn is far from the sun, so why is its upper atmosphere so hot? Astronomers may have finally solved "one of the great mysteries of planetary science."
April 9, 2020 • ~5 min
The US space agency reprocesses the Voyager probe's iconic "Pale Blue Dot" picture of Planet Earth.
Feb. 13, 2020 • ~4 min
Jupiter had been the "moon king" for some 20 years.
Oct. 7, 2019 • ~4 min
The oceans on Saturn's moon Enceladus may have the chemical fuel necessary for life. If there's any around, that is.
June 24, 2019 • ~5 min
While searching for the origins of methane on Saturn's largest moon, scientists discovered an unexpected ice corridor.
April 30, 2019 • ~4 min
Saturn's rings are relatively young, according to data from the last days of the NASA spacecraft Cassini.
Jan. 23, 2019 • ~4 min