Nasa 're-masters' classic 'Pale Blue Dot' image of Earth

The US space agency reprocesses the Voyager probe's iconic "Pale Blue Dot" picture of Planet Earth.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Feb. 13, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: nasa space-exploration the-sun pluto saturn

Saturn overtakes Jupiter as planet with most moons

Jupiter had been the "moon king" for some 20 years.

By Paul Rincon • bbcnews
Oct. 7, 2019 ~4 min

Tags: astronomy space-exploration jupiter saturn

Saturn's spectacular rings are 'very young'

One of the most distinctive features in the Solar System is no more than 100 million years old.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Jan. 17, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: geology space-exploration saturn

Enceladus: Does this moon hold a second genesis of life? - BBC News

The mighty Cassini probe has made many great discoveries at Saturn, but none top its extraordinary revelations at Enceladus.

Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Dec. 11, 2015 ~8 min

Tags:  nasa  space-exploration  saturn  extraterrestrial-life

Cassini probe sweeps over Saturn's moon Enceladus - BBC News

The Cassini probe has made a daring close flyby of Enceladus, an ice-rich moon of Saturn.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Oct. 28, 2015 ~4 min

Tags:  chemistry  space-exploration  oceans  saturn

Expedition seeks Atlantis microbes - BBC News

Monday will see an international team of scientists set sail for the mid-Atlantic on a quest to sample microbes living deep in the ocean floor.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Oct. 22, 2015 ~6 min

Tags:  oceans  marine-biology  saturn

Enceladus ocean 'must be global' - BBC News

Scientists have determined that the sub-surface body of water on the Saturnian moon Enceladus must be far more extensive than first thought.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Sept. 16, 2015 ~3 min

Tags:  space-exploration  saturn

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