Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Are Saturn’s Rings Really as Young as the Dinosaurs?

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Are Saturn’s Rings Really as Young as the Dinosaurs?

The Cassini spacecraft perished in a literal blaze of glory on September 15, 2017, when it ended its 13-year study of Saturn by intentionally plunging into the gas giant’s swirling atmosphere. The crash came after a last few months of furious study, during which Cassini performed the Grand Finale — a sensational, death-defying dance that…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Mars and Saturn Are Ready for Their Close-ups

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Mars and Saturn Are Ready for Their Close-ups

Did you know you can do opposition research in space? You’re not exactly digging up dirt on alien rivals, but taking advantage of the orbital proximity of planets to Earth to get a much closer look at them.Last week, both Mars and Saturn were in opposition—meaning they were about as close to us as they…