Here's the nothingness Cassini heard as it flew through the empty space between Saturn and its rings

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 15:22 in Astronomy & Space

What lies in the narrow gap between Saturn and its rings? According to new data from Cassini, the answer is — not much! NASA scientists are reporting that the Cassini spacecraft has encountered less dust than expected in this formerly unexplored region. This is great news for the mission’s engineers,...

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