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A ‘planet parade’ is coming Thursday morning, when Jupiter, Mars, Saturn, and Pluto will line up — here’s how to see it

Jupiter, Mars, Saturn, and Pluto will all line up in the pre-dawn sky on March 8, with the moon lining up between Jupiter and Mars in the early morning.
The Swope Telescope was one of several that recorded a neutron star merger's kilonova.

The wildest scientific discoveries of 2017

Scientists discovered a whole new continent and created a new way to attack cancer cells. Check out the greatest scientific discoveries of 2017.
Saturn's fourth-largest moon, Dione, passes behind the ringed planet's largest moon, Titan, in a view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.

NASA’s next billion-dollar mission will either visit Saturn’s moon Titan or bring back samples of a distant comet

NASA just picked two finalists for its New Frontiers-4 mission. One would explore a comet, while the other would hop around on Saturn's largest moon, Titan.

NASA released a remarkable ‘mosaic’ image of Saturn as a farewell to its $3.26 billion Cassini mission

On September 15, NASA's 20-year Cassini mission at Saturn came to an end. Last week, the team released a new composite image from 42 photos the spacecraft took.
A photograph of Enceladus, an icy moon of Saturn, taken by NASA's Cassini probe.

Saturn’s moon Enceladus hides an ocean — and alien life may have had billions of years to brew there

Deep beneath the icy crust of Saturn's moon Enceladus, our best chance of discovering extraterrestrial microbes is heating up.

Saturn ruled this scientist’s life for 40 years — here’s why she needs NASA to go back after Cassini’s death

"As Cassini ends, part of me is saying, 'I need to go back,'" Linda Spilker says.

NASA picked the 100 greatest images of Saturn from its Cassini mission — here are some of the best

After 13 years of orbiting Saturn and its moons, NASA's Cassini probe is gone. But the images it left behind are truly astounding.

These may be the last close-up photos of Saturn we see for decades

The Cassini probe sent these pictures to Earth hours before its "Grand Finale" death in the clouds of Saturn.

NASA is now receiving the last photos ever taken by the Cassini probe at Saturn

Cassini will get destroyed on Friday morning because it's running out of fuel, and NASA doesn't want to risk crashing it into moons that may harbor alien life.