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Time for Saturn’s rings to get their close-up

In case you missed it, NASA this week released an amazing crop of close-up photos of Saturn’s icy rings. The photos come courtesy of the Cassini mission, which was launched in 1997 as a joint project between NASA, the European Space Agency, and the Italian Space Agency. Cassini reached Saturn in 2004, and has been sending back a rich stream of photos and data about the beringed planet ever since.

Five years gone already?

It struck me this week that I’ve been writing this blog for five years now, and I thought an interesting way to close out this final Monday of 2016 might be to look back at the top posts of each year so far.