On Saturn’s Moon Titan, Plentiful Lakeside Views, But With Liquid Methane
|04/16/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Scientists on Monday provided the most comprehensive look to date at one of the solar system’s most exotic features: prime lakeside property in the northern polar region of Saturn’s moon Titan — if you like lakes made of stuff like liquid methane.
Using data obtained by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft before that mission ended in 2017 with a deliberate plunge into Saturn, the scientists found that some of frigid Titan’s lakes of liquid hydrocarbons in this region are surprisingly deep while others may be shallow and seasonal.
Titan and Earth are the solar system’s two places with standing bodies of liquid on the read more >>>