Latest Hydrocarbons on other planets Stories
During its closest flyby of Saturn's moon Titan on April 16, the Cassini spacecraft came within 1,027 kilometers (638 miles) of the moon's surface and found that the outer layer of the thick, hazy atmosphere is brimming with complex hydrocarbons.
Word of the Day
- Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.