Cassini

IPGP/Labex UnivEarthS/University Paris Diderot – C. Epitalon and S. Rodriguez

Using data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, University of Idaho physics professor Jason Barnes is able to predict the weather on Saturn's moon, Titan. The forecast? Dust storms. Idaho Matters speaks with Professor Barnes about this discovery and what it means for future exploration.

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Last month, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft disappeared into Saturn’s atmosphere in the grand finale of a 20-year mission to study the giant planet. 

Ron Miller

Look south and imagine the bottom-tenth of the sky blocked by a striped arch like a colossal wall on the horizon. That’s what it would look like from Idaho if Earth had rings like the planet Saturn.