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Cassini Radar Data Shows Calm Seas On Saturnian Moon Titan
2014-03-20 10:08:52

New radar measurements of Ligeia Mare offers planetary scientists insights into the weather patterns and landscape composition of Saturn's largest moon Titan. The measurements were made in 2013 by the Cassini orbiter...

Cassini Data Indicates Saturn’s Moon Titan Is Icier Than Thought
2012-12-04 08:44:39

Scientists have long been intrigued by Titan because of the similarities it shares with Earth. Much like our planet, Titan has a seemingly layered structure, loosely similar to that of an onion.

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2009-04-06 10:45:00

Saturn's largest moon, Titan, may have a subterranean ocean of hydrocarbons and some topsy-turvy topography in which the summits of its mountains lie lower than its average surface elevation, according to new research.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.