All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘exomoons’

Cassini Spots Smog Formation on Titan

A new paper using data from NASA‘s Cassini probe has described in detail how aerosols begin to form in the highest part of the atmosphere of Saturn’s moon Titan. The research, say scientists, could help predict how “smoggy aerosol layers” behave on Earth. The study, published this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, states that …

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NASA to Extend Kepler Mission to 2016?

The Kepler mission may be extended for another two years after a report from NASA’s senior review board. The spacecraft was named in honor of the 17th-century German astronomer Johannes Kepler and was launched in March 2009. It was supposed to return around September of 2012. The purpose of the mission is to survey portions of the Milky Way galaxy …

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