New Images Of Saturn’s Polar Vortex Are Thoroughly RidiculousThis is a composite images taken by NASA's Cassini probe of the enormous, swirling storm that dominates Saturn's north pole earlier this week. We've seen images of the storm, before, but never gotten this much detail on it and...man, just wow. Keep reading for an even bigger image of the monster cyclone, which is estimated to meausure up to 4,000 kilometers across. That's about 2,500 miles, meaning that the vortex you're looking at would span the distance between New York City and Los Angeles.Read on...
Saturn’s Moon Titan is Slushy All the Way DownA new look at Saturn's satellite reveals that beneath its icy crust and lakes of liquid methane is a slushy mixture of ice and rock. This new data is suggested by readings of Titan's gravity field made by very precise measurements of its effect on the movements of NASA's Cassini Orbiter. Scientists say this means that Titan "never got hot enough to separate out into a core, mantle, and crust." We only have one question. Blue-Raspberry?Read on...