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Planetary scientist Carolyn Porco Porco, C.C. (2017). "A Community Grows around the Geysering World of Enceladus." Astrobiology 17, 815-819. Read >>

Porco, C., Dones, L., Mitchell, C. (2017). Could it be snowing microbes on Enceladus? Assessment of conditions in its plume and implications for future missions. Astrobiology 17, 876-901. Read >>

Thomas, P., Tajeddine, R., Tiscareno, M., Burns, J., Joseph, J., Loredo, T., Helfenstein, P., Porco, C. (2015). "Enceladus's Measured Physical Libration Requires a Global Subsurface Ocean" Icarus 264, 37-47. Read >>

Helfenstein, P., Porco, C. (2015). "Enceladus' Geysers: Relation to Geological Features" The Astronomical Journal 150, 96. Read >>

Behounkov√°, M., Tobie, G., Cadek, O., Choblet, G., Porco, C., Nimmo. F. (2015). "Timing of Water Plume Eruptions on Enceladus Explained by Interior Viscosity Structure" Nature Geoscience 8, 601-604. Read >>

Mitchell, C., Porco, C., Weiss, J. (2015). "Tracking the Geysers of Enceladus into Saturn's E ring" The Astronomical Journal 149, 156. Read >>

Porco, C., DiNino, D., and Nimmo, F. (2014). How the Geysers, Tidal Stresses, and Thermal Emissions Across the South Polar Terrain of Enceladus Are Related. The Astronomical Journal, 148, 45. Read >>

Nimmo, F., Porco, C., and Mitchell, C. (2014). Tidally Modulated Eruptions On Enceladus: Cassini ISS Observations and Models. The Astronomical Journal, 148, 46. Read >>

McKay, C., Anbar, A., Porco, C., Tsou, P. (2014). Follow the Plume: The Habitability of Enceladus. Astrobiology, 14, 352.
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Hedman, M.M., Burns, J.A., Evans, M.W., Tiscareno, M.S., Porco, C.C. (2011). Saturn's Curiously Corrugated C Ring. Science, 332, 708–711. Read >>

Spitale, J.N. and Porco, C.C. (2010). Free Unstable Modes and Massive Bodies in Saturn's Outer B ring. The Astronomical Journal, 140, 1747–1757. Read >>

Porco, C., Weiss, J., Richardson, D., Dones, L., Quinn, T., Throop, H. (2008). Simulations of the Dynamical and Light-Scattering Behavior of Saturn's Rings and the Derivation of Ring Particle and Disk Properties. The Astronomical Journal, 136, 2172–2200. Read >>

Porco, C., Thomas, P., Weiss., J., Richardson, D.C. (2007). Saturn's Small Inner Satellites: Clues to Their Origins. Science, 318, 1602–1607. Read >>

Porco, C.C. et al. (2006). Cassini Observes the Active South Pole of Enceladus. Science, 311, 1393–1401. Read >>

Porco, C.C., et al. (2005). Imaging Titan from the Cassini Spacecraft. Nature, 434, 159–168. Read >>

Porco, C.C., et al. (2005). Cassini Imaging Science: Initial Results on Saturn's Atmosphere. Science, 307, 1243–1247. Read >>

Porco, C.C., et al. (2005). Cassini Imaging Science: Initial Results on Phoebe and Iapetus. Science, 307, 1237–1242. Read >>

Porco, C.C., et al. (2005). Cassini Imaging Science: Initial Results on Saturn's Rings and Small Satellites. Science, 307, 1226–1236. Read >>

Porco, C.C., et al. (2004). Cassini Imaging Science: Instrument Characteristics and Anticipated Scientific Investigations at Saturn. Space Science Reviews, 115, 363–497.
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Marley, M. and Porco, C.C. (1993). Planetary Acoustic Mode Seismology: Saturn's Rings. Icarus, 106, 508. Abstract >>

Porco, C.C. (1991). An Explanation for Neptune's Ring Arcs. Science, 253, 995. Abstract >>