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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
malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'
Quote of the Day
Man has to awaken to wonder—and so perhaps do peoples. Science is a way of sending him to sleep again.

- Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889 - 1951), Austrian philosopher.
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