Saturn cannot support life, human or otherwise. The gas giant planet has an average temperature of -288 degrees Fahrenheit and is composed only of gases with no solid surface. Depending on the composition of its core, la... More »

The planet Saturn cannot support human life. Because of a combination of temperature and atmosphere, humans cannot live on Saturn. More »

Saturn would provide a hostile environment for most of the life found on Earth, according to Fraser Cain of Universe Today. It could not be inhabited by humans without extensive protection. More »

Saturn is a mostly cold planet, with areas that reach temperatures as low as minus 270 F. There are some regions of the planet that feature temperatures of 80 F, but these remain unfriendly, having an extremely high atmo... More »

The discovery of Saturn dates back to prehistoric times, as it is visible with the naked eye. It is prominent throughout ancient Babylonian, Greek and Roman mythologies. The European astronomer Galileo was the first to d... More » Science Astronomy Planets

Though there are competing theories about the formation of the planets, including Saturn, the most widely accepted theory in 2014 is that of core accretion. Gravity pulled elements in space together in clumps. The clump ... More » Science Astronomy Planets

Saturn spins very quickly and makes a complete rotation in about 10 Earth hours. The high-velocity spin of this planet makes its poles flatten and the equator bulge slightly. Saturn takes about 29 years to make a complet... More »