What’s Pluto Been Dune? Making Young Sand Dunes
June 4, 2018
Sand dunes were surprising enough on Titan, but et tu, Pluto? and young, recent dunes? Scientists couldn't believe their eyes.
Dry Titan Has Static Cling
March 31, 2017
Imagine putting a cat in box of packing peanuts. Something like that happens when Titan's sand dunes grow, some scientists think.
SaturNews and TitaNews
September 16, 2016
New findings are running rings around planetary theories of old age, particularly in the Saturn system.
Juno How Old the Solar System Is?
July 6, 2016
Everyone knows the solar system is 4.5 billion years old. Everyone, that is, except Nature herself.
Titan Takes the Age Stage
April 4, 2016
Saturn's giant moon has prompted a flurry of new science papers. Can anyone keep it billions of years old?
New Pluto Images Even More Perplexing
September 25, 2015
Pluto has terrain like no other world, leaving scientists perplexed; Enceladus' activity is also inexplicable for "geologic time".
Saturn Rescues Earth: Outer Planet Wonders
November 22, 2014
How Saturn saved the Earth, and other news from the ringed planet, its family, and other bodies in the outer solar system.
Canyons on Earth, Mars Reinterpreted as Flood-Caused
October 4, 2014
Catastrophic floods formed canyons long thought to have been formed by slow, gradual processes.
Of Planets and People
September 29, 2014
Here's a quick tour of the planets to see what's newsworthy.
The Spin on Planets
February 18, 2014
As the orbs whirl around Sol, human understanding of our space neighborhood rises and falls.
Changing Stories at Saturn and Titan
December 21, 2013
News from the ringed planet and its largest moon shows scientists can't keep their stories straight when trying to keep Saturn billions of years old.
Titan and Mercury: Challenges to Billions of Years
January 18, 2013
News from Titan and Mercury continue to challenge current theories that they formed billions of years ago.