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Titanic Rainmaker
Topic: Titan
01/23/05
Summary: As part of the Cassini Imaging team studying the atmosphere on Saturn, NASA's Anthony Del Genio explained in this part of his interview, how to make sense of a moon potentially making methane rain.

Moonlander: Let it Rain
Topic: Titan
01/22/05
Summary: Since the remarkable landing of the Huygens probe on Saturn's moon, Titan, planetary scientists have wondered anew about future exploration in the Solar System. Anthony Del Genio, member of the Cassini Imaging team studying the atmosphere on Saturn, recently discussed the giant ringed world and its strange moons.

Titan: Stranger to the Familiar
Topic: Titan
01/21/05
Summary: When Titan was viewed beneath its hazy atmosphere, a new world appeared with a mixture of the strange and familiar. Some compared the landscape of pebbles to what has appeared on Mars. Others saw the clouds or speckled dark regions as indicative of methane rain or even surf.

Icy Volcanoes, Methane Rain
Topic: Titan
01/21/05
Summary: For scientists tempted to imagine a sensory experience on Titan shaped by carbon instead of terrestrial oxygen, the sights, sounds and smells on such an alien world appear to resemble just enough of Earth's geology and weather.

Lighting Up the Flammable Moon
Topic: Titan
01/21/05
Summary: Titan is a world where bits of muck continually fall out of the smoggy sky, blanketing the frozen surface like dark gooey snow. Squalls of methane rain periodically wash the surface clean, sweeping the organic gunk into rivers.

Titan: A Living World?
Topic: Titan
01/20/05
Summary: University of Hawaii astronomer Toby Owen spoke with Astrobiology Magazine shortly after the successful Huygens mission had completed. In this part of the interview, Owen talks about the possibility that there is life on Titan.

Methane World
Topic: Titan
01/19/05
Summary: University of Hawaii astronomer Toby Owen spoke with Astrobiology Magazine shortly after the successful Huygens mission had completed. In this part of the interview, Owen talks about the significance of methane in Titan's atmosphere.

Huygens Landed with a 'Splat'
Topic: Titan
01/18/05
Summary: There were three scenarios for the landing on Titan, assuming all went well with the hardware itself. The Huygens probe could land on solid ground, in mud, or in liquid like a lake or even ocean. The three choices could be summarized as: Would humanity's first encounter with another planet's moon end with a thud, splat or splash?

Targeting Titan
Topic: Titan
01/18/05
Summary: University of Hawaii astronomer Toby Owen is one of the original planners of the Cassini-Huygens mission to Saturn and its moon Titan. Owen talks about the history of the mission and the reasons scientists were interested in exploring Titan.

Titan: Piercing the Fog
Topic: Titan
01/15/05
Summary: The first color-processed images from Titan have beamed down to Earth from over two billion miles away. To complete the sensory exploration of this alien moon, a microphone onboard the probe captured the sounds of rushing air from the atmosphere closest in density to our own.

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