Science, Tech & Environment

Planetary Super Storm

For the Geo Quiz, we're looking for the planet explored by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Lightning is flashing in a tremendous storm that's encircling the planet's northern hemisphere. Scientists are calling it the "Great Northern Storm": it's apparently bigger than the entire surface area of the Earth.

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The answer is the 6th planet from the Sun, Saturn. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Andrew Ingersoll, an atmospheric scientist at California Institute of Technology in Pasadena about a huge, raging lightning storm that's encircling the planet as revealed in images coming from NASA's Cassini spacecraft now orbiting Saturn.