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NASA’s Cassini Reveals Surprises with Titan’s Lakes On its final flyby of Saturn’s largest moon in 2017, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft gathered radar data revealing that the small liquid lakes in Titan’s northern hemisphere are surprisingly deep, perched atop hills and ...

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Twilight Haze

  Twilight Haze In this view, individual layers of haze can be distinguished in the upper atmosphere of Titan, Saturn’s largest moon. Titan’s atmosphere features a rich and complex chemistry originating from methane and nitrogen and evolving into complex molecules, ...

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Graduate Student Earns NASA Fellowship

Ellen Czaplinski with the Titan surface simulation chamber. Photo by Whit Pruitt, University Relations Click for a full size image   Graduate Student Earns NASA Fellowship Ellen Czaplinski, a space and planetary sciences doctoral student, has won a NASA Earth ...

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Rivers on three worlds tell different tales

Left to right: River networks on Mars, Earth, and Titan. Researchers report that Titan, like Mars but unlike Earth, has not undergone any active plate tectonics in its recent past. Image: Benjamin Black/NASA/Visible Earth/JPL/Cassini RADAR team. Adapted from images from ...

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Cassini Spies Titan’s Tallest Peaks

The trio of ridges on Titan known as Mithrim Montes is home to the hazy Saturnian moon’s tallest peak. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASI Click for a full size image Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASI Click for a full size image Cassini Spies Titan’s ...

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