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Alien Thunder
Topic: Titan
10/22/04
Summary: Set to descend into Titan's atmosphere after Christmas, the Huygens probe carries a microphone for recording any stormy weather it may encounter. In the silence of space, the role of sound is unexplored territory for solar system probes. Titan may offer the first chance for a terrifying symphony of alien thunder.

Titan's Flyby
Topic: Titan
10/21/04
Summary: Next week's close approach between Saturn's largest moon, Titan, and the Cassini probe may reveal the first liquid surface seen off the home planet. But the purpose of the flyby is to get a better view of what a Christmas descent to the surface may encounter.

Titan's Strange Prospects
Topic: Titan
10/14/04
Summary: Few targets in our solar system seem to offer what Saturn's largest moon, Titan, does: an atmosphere thicker than our own and what may prove after this Christmas to be lakes of hydrocarbons.

Titan on Target
Topic: Titan
09/24/04
Summary: At the beginning of next year, the descent probe, Huygens, will try to sample what lies beneath the thick atmosphere of Saturn's largest moon, Titan. Huygens passed its last in-flight checks and scientists are preparing for the perilous, one-way trip towards the surface.

Saturn's Moon Titan: Prebiotic Laboratory
Topic: Titan
08/11/04
Summary: Jonathan Lunine, professor of planetary science and physics at the University of Arizona's Lunar and Planetary Laboratory in Tucson, Arizona, has a longtime fascination with Saturn's largest moon, Titan.

Saturn's Moon Titan: Planet Wannabe
Topic: Titan
08/09/04
Summary: Jonathan Lunine, professor of planetary science and physics at the University of Arizona's Lunar and Planetary Laboratory in Tucson, Arizona, has long been fascinated by Saturn's largest moon, Titan.

Crescent Fluorescent Titan
Topic: Titan
08/05/04
Summary: During the July 2, 2004 flyby of Titan, Cassini was able to look at this largest of Saturn's moon using different filters to give a view of the dividing lines between night and day, atmosphere and surface.

Titanic Purple Haze
Topic: Titan
07/30/04
Summary: Cassini's camera captured a good view of the upper and lower atmosphere on Saturn's moon Titan. The moon has a thicker atmosphere than Earth's.

Mapping Titan
Topic: Titan
07/04/04
Summary: Cassini's visible and infrared mapping spectrometer pierced the smog that enshrouds Titan. Dark regions of relatively pure water ice were found mixed with lighter regions of simple hydrocarbons.

Titan's Strange Surface
Topic: Titan
07/03/04
Summary: New images and spectroscopic data of the surface of Titan, Saturn's largest moon, have puzzled NASA scientists. Light areas once thought to be pure water ice are instead regions likely contaminated by organic materials.

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