Astrobiologists think Titan’s unique atmosphere might be able to hold and sustain life.
And a supernova has exploded in a nearby galaxy in the constellation Leo.
In certain sweet spots, the gravitational pulls of Saturn and Jupiter might combine to cause spectacular meteor showers. The effect requires clockwork precision – but it may be responsible for one of the best showers in recent memory.
“An undiscovered planet outside the orbit of Neptune, 10 times the mass of Earth, would affect the orbit of Saturn, not Cassini.”
Enceladus, which Kite calls “an opportunity for the best astrobiology experiment in the solar system,” serves as a leading candidate for extraterrestrial life.