Titan

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    NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has detected propylene, a chemical used to make food-storage containers, car bumpers and other consumer products, on Saturn’s moon Titan.
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    Over a period of four years, NASA's Cassini spacecraft has witnessed changes in the brightness of Titan's surface. The observations may be evidence that cryovolcanism is active on the moon of Saturn.
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    Saturn's moon Titan is providing new clues about events that could have effected the origin and evolution of life on Earth.
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    A new study is revealing important details about the icy outer shell of Saturn's largest moon, Titan.
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    Titan's surface is dotted with lakes and seas... so where are all the waves? A new study may help to explain why bodies of water on Titan appear eerily smooth.
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    Scientists have found that a common antifreeze compound that might exist on Saturn's moon Titan can get trapped within ice-like cages. This discovery could influence our ideas about the evolution and development of life on Titan and other icy celestial bodies.
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    Scientists have published the first global topographic map of Saturn's moon Titan. The new map is a valuable tool for studying the moon, which is a prime target of interest for astrobiology in our solar system.
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    By studying the surface of Titan over several years, scientists have determined that the supply of the moon's hydrocarbon methane could be coming to an end.
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    Scientists previously thought that chemistry in Titan's atmosphere became more inert closer to the surface. Now, a new study suggests that complex organic chemistry that could lead to the building blocks of life extends lower in the moon's atmosphere than previously thought.
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    A new study using data from Cassini is helping scientists understand the behavior of smoggy aerosol layers in the atmospheres of Titan and Earth.
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    New observations from Cassini are helping scientists understand physical processes like stream erosion and drifting sand dunes on the surface of Saturn's moon, Titan.
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    A new paper explains the unexpected qualities of the surface of Titan as experienced by the Huygens probe when it landed on the moon eight years ago. In January of 2005, Huygens came to rest on Saturn's largest moon after bouncing, sliding and wobbling across
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    A new study shows that blocks of hydrocarbon ice may float on the surface of Titan's seas and lakes.
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    As 2012 draws to a close, Astrobiology Magazine highlights the year's top stories. At number 8, scientists revealed that Saturn's moon Titan likely harbors a layer of liquid water under its shell. The findings could have implications in the search for life in our solar
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    Cassini has spotted a river valley on Titan that stretches more than 400km from its 'headwaters' to a large sea.
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