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2007-09-12 17:35:00

Scientists on the Cassini mission to Saturn are poring through hundreds of images returned from the Sept. 10 flyby of Saturn's two-toned moon Iapetus. Pictures returned late Tuesday and early Wednesday show the moon's yin and yang--a white hemisphere resembling snow, and the other as black as tar.

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2007-07-19 11:15:00

Scientists have recently discovered that the planet Saturn is turning 60 - not years, but moons.

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2007-06-14 08:14:20

Saturn’s moons Tethys and Dione are flinging great streams of particles into space. The discovery suggests the possibility of some sort of geological activity, perhaps even volcanic, on these icy worlds.

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2006-02-14 15:20:00

Amateur astronomers are helping NASA scientists on the Cassini mission track the most powerful storm yet observed on Saturn.


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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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