Saturn has another Pac-Man moon

Cassini scientists have found a second 'Pac-Man' moon orbiting Saturn, this time on the moon Tethys.

Mega-storm churns up Saturn

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has been watching the aftermath of the largest and hottest stratospheric vortex ever detected in our solar system.

Blue lightning spotted in Saturn storm

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has spotted lightning on Saturn in broad daylight, as part of a massive storm last year.

New vortex appears over Titan's pole

NASA's Cassini probe has spotted a vast vortex over the south pole of Saturn's moon Titan, triggered by the moon's move into winter.

Cassini finds underground ocean on Saturn's moon Titan

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has come up with strng evidence that Saturn's moon Titan is hiding a layer of liquid water under its ice shell.

Saturn's jet streams explained

Scientists believe they've discovered the origins of Saturn's turbulent jet streams, which whip across the planet east and west.

Tropical lakes spotted on Titan

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has spotted long-standing methane lakes near the equator of Saturn’s moon Titan.

Cassini sees objects blasting through Saturn's rings

New images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft show strange, half-mile-sized objects punching through Saturn's outermost ring and leaving glittering trails behind them.

Oxygen found around Saturnian moon

Observations from NASA's Cassini spacecraft have revealed an oxygen atmosphere around Saturn's moon Dione.

Cassini snaps new pictures of Saturn and Titan

NASA has released a number of new images of Saturn and Titan snapped by the agency’s Cassini spacecraft.

NASA’s Cassini approaches Enceladus

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft is on track to acquire the first detailed radar images of Saturn's moon Enceladus during a flyby on Sunday, November 6.


Team images electrical circuit linking Saturn and Enceladus

NASA scientists have revealed the 'footprint' of an electrical circuit linking Saturn and its moon Enceladus.

Cassini monitors biggest-ever Saturn storm

NASA scientists have captured both the sight and sounds of a storm on Saturn that covers eight times the surface area of Earth.

Liquid oceans on Enceladus imply it could sustain life

The Cassini spacecraft's found the strongest evidence yet that Saturn's moon Enceladus is concealing a large, underground saltwater ocean - raising hopes for the possibility of life on similar moons.

Cassini images throw light on Saturnian moon

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has made its second-closest visit to Saturn's icy moon Helene, snapping details of its Saturn-facing side.

It's spring on Titan, and it's raining methane

Liquid methane has been raining down on Titan, say NASA scientists, who have observed the equatorial weather on Saturn's largest moon for the first time.

Cassini finds oxygen atmosphere around Saturnian moon

The Cassini-Huygens mission has identified an oxygen-carbon dioxide atmosphere around Saturn's second-biggest moon, Rhea - the first time a spacecraft has captured an oxygen atmosphere from a world other than Earth.

Cassini spots giant snowballs in Saturn's rings

New pictures from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft show 12-mile-wide snowballs forming in one of Saturn's rings.

NASA spots giant 'propellers' in Saturn's rings

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has discovered a new class of moons in the rings of Saturn that create distinctive propeller-shaped gaps in ring material.

Cassini reveals cosmic Pac-Man

In an example of life imitating art - if art's the right word - NASA has released images of Saturn's icy moon Mimas looking for all the world like Pac-Man eating a dot.