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Scratching the Surface: Saturn's Hexagon

Dec 8, 2017
NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute/Hampton University

This is Scratching the Surface with Caitlin Ahrens, the Pluto Manager at the Center for Space and Planetary Science. 

Scratching the Surface: Islands in the (bubble) stream

Oct 23, 2017

Welcome to Scratching the Surface with Caitlin Ahrens, the Pluto Manager at the Center for Space and Planetary Science. In this episode Caitlin breaks down the "magic islands" on Titans lakes.

Titan is Saturn's largest moon and the only other celestial body besides Earth where surface liquid is visible. Multiple satellite images show the islands disappearing and then reappearing on the lakes. The truth of this Houdini act is more than a little fizzy. 

Scratching the Surface: Enceladus Tiger Stripes

Oct 13, 2017

Welcome to Scratching the Surface with Caitlin Ahrens, the Pluto Manager! Today, Caitlin takes a look at Saturn's sixth-largest moon, Enceladus, and explains the puzzling scratch marks that run along its southern pole.

For more on the Center for Space and Planetary Science, visit spacecenter.uark.edu.

Scratching The Surface: Episode 3

Feb 24, 2017

Welcome to Scratching the Surface with Caitlin Ahrens!  Caitlin is the Pluto Manager within the U of A Center for Space and Planetary Science. This week, we learn about Saturn's rings and the moons that are helping keep them in place. Join us each Friday for a new episode of Scratching the Surface.  For more information on the Center for Space and Planetary Science, visit spacecenter.uark.edu

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