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  • A new hypothesis explains the origin of Saturn's strange middle-sized moons. The moons may have been spawned during giant impacts that occurred when several major satellites merged to form Saturn's large moon, Titan.
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  • Scientists have revealed new information about the fluid-like motion of landslides on Saturn's moon Iapetus.
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  • A new study is providing insight into the mechanism behind wavy structures in Saturn's atmosphere. It appears that these turbulent jet streams are powered by heat from within the planet.
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  • Data from Cassini has revealed that Saturn's moon Phoebe is more planet-like than previously thought. Phoebe may have originated in the Kuiper Belt beyond Neptune, and was later captured by Saturn's gravity when it somehow got close to the giant planet.
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  • NASA's Cassini spacecraft has detected molecular oxygen ions around Saturn's icy moon Dione. The discovery indicates that the moon has a very tenuous atmosphere.
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  • New data from Cassini chronicles the birth and evolution of a colossal storm that ravaged the northern face of Saturn for nearly a year.
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  • New data from Cassini chronicles the birth and evolution of a colossal storm that ravaged the northern face of Saturn for nearly a year.
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  • Cassini has spotted the largest Super Storm yet seen on Saturn.
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  • Cassini has observed strange variations in radio waves controlled by Saturn's rotation. The findings change current assumptions about radio emissions from gas giants. Studying Saturn and its environment is important in determining the types of planets that exist in the Universe and the potential for
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  • Cassini has observed strange variations in radio waves controlled by Saturn's rotation. The findings change current assumptions about radio emissions from gas giants. Studying Saturn and its environment is important in determining the types of planets that exist in the Universe and the potential for
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