Cassini’s Final Saturn Orbits Yield Astounding Discoveries –Organic ‘Ring Rain’ to an Unknown Electric-Current System

  Knowing Cassini’s days were numbered, its mission team went for gold. The spacecraft flew where it was never designed to fly. For the first time, it probed Saturn’s magnetized environment, flew through icy, rocky ring particles and sniffed the atmosphere in the 1,200-mile-wide (2,000-kilometer-wide) gap between the rings and the cloud tops. Not only … Continue reading Cassini’s Final Saturn Orbits Yield Astounding Discoveries –Organic ‘Ring Rain’ to an Unknown Electric-Current System