Prometheus Slices Through Saturn’s F Ring

Prometheus Slices Through Saturn’s F Ring

Saturn’s moon, Prometheus, looks similar to a sickle and is cutting its way through Saturn’s F ring. Prometheus’ orbit sometimes takes it into the F ring. When this occurs, it slices right through it, causing a gravitational disruption that clears some of the smaller particles within the F ring. There are dark lines inside the F ring’s bright […]

NASA and Its Search for E.T.

NASA and Its Search for E.T.

With the official formation of the exploration group, Nexus for Exoplanet System Science (NExSS), NASA renews its effort in the proverbial search for all things E.T. (extra-terrestrial). Long the subject of science fiction flicks and Area 51 theorists, the belief that life exists outsides the confines of terra firma, has received some organized assistance with […]

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