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Cassini Continues New Ocean Adventures On Titan
2014-11-11 03:30:39

NASA's Cassini mission continues its adventures in extraterrestrial oceanography with new findings about the hydrocarbon seas on Saturn's moon Titan.

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2014-11-02 03:40:52

As it soared past Saturn's large moon Titan recently, NASA's Cassini spacecraft caught a glimpse of bright sunlight reflecting off hydrocarbon seas.

Discovery Of Waves On Titan Is A First For Planetary Science
2014-03-19 08:10:42

On Saturn’s largest moon Titan it has long been known that the surface has liquid oceans. However, the movements of these liquid hydrocarbon seas have eluded prying eyes for years.

Titan - The Extraterrestrial Land of Lakes
2013-12-13 04:43:25

Thanks to NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, astronomers are gaining new insights into Saturn’s moon Titan, particularly when it comes to its hydrocarbon lakes and seas.

Cassini Spots Nile River On Saturn's Moon Titan
2012-12-13 05:33:28

The Cassini mission has spotted a miniature extraterrestrial version of the Nile River on Saturn's moon Titan. The find is the first time images have revealed a tier system this vast, and in such high resolution at any place other than Earth.

Image 1 - Titan Is A Moon Of Many Moods
2012-02-24 04:40:42

A set of recent papers, many of which draw on data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, reveal new details in the emerging picture of how Saturn's moon Titan shifts with the seasons and even throughout the day.

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2010-06-04 07:50:00

NASA's Cassini spacecraft will be eyeing the north polar region of Saturn's moon Titan this weekend, scanning the moon's land o' lakes.

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2009-12-19 09:10:00

NASA's Cassini Spacecraft has captured the first flash of sunlight reflected off a lake on Saturn's moon Titan, confirming the presence of liquid on the part of the moon dotted with many large, lake-shaped basins.

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2009-11-29 12:10:00

Researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) suggest that the eccentricity of Saturn's orbit around the sun may be responsible for the unusually uneven distribution of methane and ethane lakes over the northern and southern polar regions of the planet's largest moon, Titan.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.