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Saturn Moon Titan Is Baking Up Something Strange
2012-10-17 09:16:39

What resembles a giant hot cross bun? According to radar images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, a mysterious, nearly circular feature on Saturn's moon Titan does.

Image 1 - Lake On Titan Resembles One In Africa
2012-04-21 05:09:53

A new study based on data from the Cassini spacecraft suggests that a lake on one of Saturn's moons behaves similarly to the Etosha salt pan on Earth.

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2010-07-16 07:20:00

Ontario Lacus, the largest lake in the southern hemisphere of Saturn's moon Titan, turns out to be a perfect exotic vacation spot, provided you can handle the frosty, subzero temperatures and enjoy soaking in liquid hydrocarbon.

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2010-07-15 07:22:30

On Earth, lake levels rise and fall with the seasons and with longer-term climate changes, as precipitation, evaporation, and runoff add and remove liquid.

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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.

2008-07-30 21:00:25

Titan, Saturn's largest moon, has a huge lake filled with liquid gas, U.S. researchers have confirmed.

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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.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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