Come again? NASA’s Cassini spacecraft traveled 750 million miles to Saturn only to find a ‘noodle’?

Okay, to be more accurate, Cassini produced a noodle. Well, actually, it’s a noddle-shaped movie. Sort of…

Yes, my tongue is poking into my cheek — but only part way.

NASA’s just come out with a Cassini spacecraft movie that takes us on a swooping journey low over Saturn’s cloud tops. And, in fact, the video pans across something the agency’s imaging wizards really are calling a “noodle.”

I happen to think it looks more like a nematode than a noodle, or maybe a hookworm. But you can

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