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What Time is it on Saturn? We Finally Know

Discover Magazine - Tue 22 Jan 19

The Time on Saturn For years, the length of a day on Saturn has remained an unsolved puzzle to frustrated astronomers. But now, a graduate student from the University of California Santa Cruz ...

What time is it on Saturn? We finally know, - Tue 22 Jan 19

How long is a Saturnian day? Now we know

Gizmag - Sat 19 Jan 19

Reset your interplanetary watches because data from NASA's Cassini probe has finally answered the question of how long a day on Saturn is. Using the planet's giant rings as a natural ...

Waves in Saturn's rings give precise measurement of planet's rotation rate - Fri 18 Jan 19

Saturn's distinctive rings were observed in unprecedented detail by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, and scientists have now used those observations to probe the interior of the giant planet and obtain ...

Waves in Saturn's rings give precise measurement of planet's rotation rate, ScienceDaily - Fri 18 Jan 19
Waves in Saturn's rings give precise measurement of planet's rotation rate, Eurekalert - Fri 18 Jan 19

Saturn's spectacular rings are 'very young'

BBC News - Thu 17 Jan 19

One of the most distinctive features in the Solar System is no more than 100 million years old.

Cassini Reveals the Surprisingly Young Age of Saturn's Rings

Discover Magazine - Thu 17 Jan 19

Exploring Saturn's Rings During NASA's Cassini spacecraft’s Grand Finale, the craft dove between the planet and its rings. In doing so, it collected new insights into the ringed planet, including ...

Saturn’s rings formed in a smash-up less than 100 million years ago

Newscientist - Thu 17 Jan 19

Some of the Cassini spacecraft’s final measurements of Saturn’s gravitational field show that its rings are younger than we thought, and its winds run deeper

Saturn hasn't always had rings - Thu 17 Jan 19

One of the last acts of NASA's Cassini spacecraft before its death plunge into Saturn's hydrogen and helium atmosphere was to coast between the planet and its rings and let them tug it around, ...

Saturn hasn't always had rings!, Daily Mail - Thu 17 Jan 19
Saturn hasn't always had rings, ScienceDaily - Thu 17 Jan 19

Perturbations in Saturn’s rings reveal how long a day is on the gas giant

ZME Science - Mon 21 Jan 19

Can I have weekdays in Saturn-days and weekends in Earth-days?

How Long Is a Day on Saturn? Scientists Finally Solve a Lingering Mystery - Sat 19 Jan 19

Set your timers for 10 hours, 33 minutes and 38 seconds — scientists have finally figured out how long a day lasts on Saturn, cracking a lingering mystery about the ringed gas giant.

Shaky rings help scientists measure Saturn’s days

The Verge - Fri 18 Jan 19

A day on Saturn lasts for 10 hours, 33 minutes, and 38 seconds, according to a paper published in The Astrophysical Journal that used wobbles in Saturn’s rings to make the calculation. ...

Scientists come up with most accurate age of Saturn’s rings yet

ZME Science - Fri 18 Jan 19

If dinosaurs had telescopes, they might have seen a lonely Saturn, without rings.

How long is a Saturn day? Scientists finally know

Daily Mail - Fri 18 Jan 19

Saturn’s peculiar magnetic field and landmark-free surface have stood in the way of scientists’ ability to determine its rotation rate, NASA says. But, thanks to Cassini data, they’ve ...

Saturn's rings are a relatively new addition, NASA says - CNET

CNET Cutting Edge - Fri 18 Jan 19

The Cassini spacecraft is long gone, but it's still helping scientists make new discoveries about the giant planet.

Saturn’s Rings Are Younger Than the Planet They Orbit - Fri 18 Jan 19

Before plunging to its death in Saturn’s atmosphere in 2017, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft took one final probe of the planet’s unique rings. Now, data from the mission’s ...

Saturn's famous rings are a 'recent' addition to the giant planet

USA today - Thu 17 Jan 19

They're the solar system's most iconic feature, but Saturn's glorious rings haven't always been there, a new study suggests.        

Saturn is ancient, but its rings are only as old as the dinosaurs

Popular Science - Thu 17 Jan 19

Space How the gas giant got its rings. Saturn’s rings are one of the most gorgeous sights to behold in the solar system, but we’ve never quite understood their origin ...

Lord of the rings: Saturn's halo may be relatively recent trait

Reuters - Thu 17 Jan 19

Saturn's rings are one of our solar system's magnificent sights, but may be a relatively recent addition, according to data obtained from NASA's Cassini spacecraft before the robotic explorer's ...

Saturn's Rings May Be Younger Than the Dinosaurs - Thu 17 Jan 19

Saturn has not always had rings — the planet's haloes may date only to the age of dinosaurs, or after it, a new study finds.

Scientists Finally Know What Time It Is on Saturn

Astrobiology Magazine - Wed 23 Jan 19

Using new data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, researchers believe they have solved a longstanding mystery of solar system science: the length of a day on Saturn.

NASA’s Cassini Data Show Saturn’s Rings Relatively New

Astrobiology Magazine - Tue 22 Jan 19

The rings of Saturn may have formed much later than the planet itself, according to a new analysis of gravity science data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.

Saturn Spent Billions of Years Without Its Rings

Laboratory Equipment - Fri 18 Jan 19

News Saturn may have flown solo for billions of years—almost its entire existence—before getting its stunning set of rings, a new study suggests.Contributed Author: Marcia Dunn, Associated ...

Cassini data suggests Saturn's rings are surprisingly young

UPI - Thu 17 Jan 19

Saturn's rings are surprisingly young, according to a new survey of the gravity data captured by the Cassini probe during its final flyby.

Saturn's rings are surprisingly young - Thu 17 Jan 19

The first dinosaurs and mammals appeared long before the planet's stunning rings.

Saturn’s rings are younger than thought

The Hindu - Fri 18 Jan 19

They developed in roughly the final 2% of the planet’s current age, say scientists