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2008-07-30 13:05:00

Scientists have confirmed that at least one body in our solar system, other than Earth, has a surface liquid lake.

2008-06-25 09:03:19

Russian oil major Lukoil and Italian company ERG have signed an agreement to establish a refining joint venture in Italy. This joint venture will operate the exisiting ISAB refinery complex in Priolo, Sicily.

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2008-03-20 14:05:00

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has discovered evidence that points to the existence of an underground ocean of water and ammonia on Saturn's moon Titan. The findings made using radar measurements of Titan's rotation will appear in the March 21 issue of the journal Science.

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2008-02-13 13:00:00

Saturn's orange moon Titan has hundreds of times more liquid hydrocarbons than all the known oil and natural gas reserves on Earth. The hydrocarbons rain from the sky, collecting in vast deposits that form lakes and dunes.

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2007-10-08 10:11:14

If space travelers ever visit Saturn’s largest moon, they will find a tropical world where temperatures plunge to minus 274 degrees Fahrenheit, methane rains from the sky and dunes of ice or tar cover the planet’s most arid regions. These conditions reflect a cold mirror image of Earth’s tropical and subtropical climates, according to scientists at the University.

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2007-01-03 18:55:00

Scientists report definitive evidence of the presence of lakes filled with liquid methane on Saturn's moon Titan in this week's journal Nature cover story.

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2006-09-02 09:35:00

The discovery of methane lakes and a "methanosphere" on Saturn's moon Titan raises a question: is a frozen moon orbiting a giant gas planet Earth's closest analog in the solar system?

2006-07-28 14:16:56

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - It has methane rain and white crystalline sand dunes, and now scientists say Saturn's moon Titan also has many lakes.

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2006-07-28 14:00:23

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has found lakes on Saturn's moon Titan.

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2006-05-04 19:35:00

Until a couple of years ago, scientists thought the dark equatorial regions of Titan might be liquid oceans. New radar evidence shows they are seas -- but seas of sand dunes like those in the Arabian or Namibian Deserts.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.