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Peeping Mimas

Peeping Mimas

Saturn's moon Mimas peeps out from behind the larger moon Dione in this view from the Cassini spacecraft. Mimas (246 miles, or 396 kilometers across) is near the bottom center of the image. Saturn's rings are also...
Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.
Quote of the Day
Science is intimately integrated with the whole social structure and cultural tradition. They mutually support one other only in certain types of society can science flourish, and conversely without a continuous and healthy development and application of science such a society cannot function properly.

- Talcott Parsons (1902 - 1979)
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