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 | Feb. 13, 2020 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: saturn space-exploration nasa the-sun pluto

Saturn overtakes Jupiter as planet with most moons

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

By Paul Rincon | Oct. 7, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: astronomy saturn space-exploration jupiter

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 | Jan. 17, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: geology saturn space-exploration

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 | Dec. 11, 2015
~8 mins |

Tags:  extraterrestrial-life  saturn  space-exploration  nasa

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 | Oct. 28, 2015
~4 mins |

Tags:  chemistry  saturn  space-exploration  oceans

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 | Oct. 22, 2015
~6 mins |

Tags:  saturn  oceans  marine-biology

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 | Sept. 16, 2015
~3 mins |

Tags:  saturn  space-exploration

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