All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘saturn’s titan moon’

Propylene Found on Saturn’s Moon Titan

Of all the Saturnian moons examined by NASA’s Cassini probe, Titan is consistently the most interesting. Researchers have observed large lakes on the moon’s surface, a vortex that formed rapidly, possible hydrocarbon sand deposits, and what appears to be a solid ice shell. This week, NASA further revealed the mysteries of Titan, announcing that propylene has been found on the …

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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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