Chris McKay: Titan

Chris McKay Titan – Chris McKay, a planetary scientist at NASA Ames Research Center gave a public lecture on Titan – Saturn’s moon which is notable both because it is the largest moon in our solar system and because it is the only moon in the solar system with a significant atmosphere. Read about Titan’s Rocks of Ice, Greenhouse and Anti-greenhouse effect, why it gets cloudy after 15 days and much more on Astrobio.net

  • Titan’s Rocks of Ice
    Saturn's giant moon Titan is so cold that, on its surface, water is as hard as a rock - literally. Chris McKay, a planetary scientist at NASA Ames Research Center, recently gave a public lecture, sponsored by the Planetary Society, about what scientists have learned
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  • Titan's Rocks of Ice
    Saturn's giant moon Titan is so cold that, on its surface, water is as hard as a rock - literally. Chris McKay, a planetary scientist at NASA Ames Research Center, recently gave a public lecture, sponsored by the Planetary Society, about what scientists have learned
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  • Titan: Greenhouse and Anti-greenhouse
    Earth, Mars and Venus all have greenhouse effects. So does Saturn's giant moon Titan. But Titan also has an anti-greenhouse effect. Chris McKay recently gave a public lecture, sponsored by the Planetary Society, in which he talked about the scientific results of the Cassini-Huygens mission
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  • Titan Weather: Cloudy Every 15 Years
    There is only one moon in our solar system that has clouds, Saturn's giant moon Titan. Chris McKay, a planetary scientist at NASA Ames Research Center, recently gave a public lecture, sponsored by the Planetary Society, about what scientists have learned about Titan from the
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  • Titan: A Moon with Atmosphere
    Saturn's moon Titan is notable both because it is the largest moon in our solar system and because it is the only moon in the solar system with a significant atmosphere. Recently, Chris McKay of the NASA Ames Research Center gave a public lecture concerning
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