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Is Saturn’s Moon Iapetus Artificial?

Moon with a View: Or, What Did Arthur Know … and When Did He Know it? THE MOST BAFFLING … BUT ARGUABLY, THE SINGLE MOST IMPORTANT OBJECT IN THE SOLAR SYSTEM …….

This set of images from NASA's Cassini mission shows the evolution of a massive thunder-and-lightning storm that circled all the way around Saturn and fizzled when it ran into its own tail. Ccredit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SSI/Hampton University

Massive storm on Saturn ‘ate’ its own tail

U.S. scientists say a monstrous thunder-and-lightning storm on Saturn churned around the planet until it “ate” its own tail and sputtered out. It the first time a storm has been…

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Schools, Courts, Churches, and the Cult of Saturn

  “When you graduate from high school you come out processionally with a black robe, which is black for Saffron, the God of the Hebrews, requiring that you wear the square mortarboard…

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The Secret of Saturn’s Hexagon

Admittedly, any mystery involving geometry does not sound all that thrilling (though this one does have a sweet video), I promise this one is. For the last 30 years astronomers…

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The Esoteric Meaning of Christmas and the Winter Solstice

The origins of Christmas predate Christianity through the Pagan holiday called Saturnalia, which was a weeklong of lawlessness from December 17th through December 25th that honored Saturn and included human…