Here's a quick look at results announced at the 2017 American Geophysical Union meeting in New Orleans: exploding meteoroids, Saturn's ring-atmosphere connection, and more bright spots on Ceres.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft delivers stunning views from its new orbital perch.
As Cassini dives into Saturn's atmosphere this Friday, ending 13 years of exploration, expect to probe the ringed planet's mysteries as never before.
After 13 years of orbiting the Saturn system, and 4.9 billion miles logged, the Cassini mission has ended, vaporized on re-entry into the ringed planet.
NASA's Cassini returns stunning new views of Daphnis and friends from its ring-grazing orbits.
Images by NASA's Cassini spacecraft reveal the wondrous Saturn system in fantastic detail, providing fodder for detailed simulations of what's afoot in the rings.
New images from NASA’s Cassini mission show bright spots along Saturn’s A ring, likely caused by a small moonlet in the process of forming or shattering.
NASA scientists are scratching their heads over the monstrously large swirls revealed by the Cassini orbiter at the planet's top and bottom.
Astronomers now know the secret of this moon's strange two-faced appearance, but it's still remarkable to watch the "now you see it, now you don't" performance as it moves around Saturn.
An exciting year lies ahead for spaceflight involving astronomy and planetary science — by NASA and by other spacefaring nations.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has captured phenomenal images of the gigantic weather system at Saturn's north pole. This so-called "hexagon" is nearly three times wider than Earth is.
Just as it's coming closest to Earth, the big ringed planet is in the news in multiple ways — including the discovery of a long-lasting hurricane at its north pole.
Saturn keeps its secrets as NASA's Cassini spacecraft heads towards its September grand finale.
You'd think scientists would have Saturn all figured out after watching it up close for 13 years. They don't.
Cassini's final main engine burn this weekend sets up the first act of a grand finale.
Cassini is taking our picture on Friday, but how much light do we humans actually reflect? We've crunched the numbers, and the answer may surprise you.