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Giant ocean found on Saturn’s moon


June 30th, 2012 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Around 100 km beneath the rocky crust on Saturn's largest moon Titan is an ocean of water spanning the entirety of the celestial body, scientists ... Read more...

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Recreating planetary sounds from Mars, Venus


April 3rd, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 3 (IANS) Scientists have for the first time recreated the sound of lightning and whirlwinds from Mars and Venus and also how we would hear human voices on ... Read more...

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Titan shaped by weather, not ice volcanoes


April 10th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 10 (ANI): NASA scientists, who analysed the data collected by the Cassini spacecraft, has suggested that the Saturn's smog-shrouded moon, Titan, may be much less geologically active than some scientists ... Read more...

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NASA spacecraft captures methane ‘rain’ on Saturn’s moon Titan


March 18th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): NASA's Cassini spacecraft has captured images of seasonal rains on Saturn's moon Titan - the first evidence of rain soaking Titan's surface at low latitudes.Researchers at the University ... Read more...

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Red, green and blue colours are best to find Earth-like planets


February 24th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): A team of astronomers has found that red, green and blue coloured filters are the best to spot a planet that looks like Earth.Scientists used the mothership of ... Read more...

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NASA finds Earth’s cirrus-like ice clouds on Saturn’s moon Titan


February 4th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): Experts at NASA have sighted thin, wispy clouds of ice particles similar to Earth's cirrus clouds on one of Saturn's moons, Titan.The findings were made using the Composite ... Read more...

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NASA’s Cassini spots possible ice volcano on Saturn’s moon


December 15th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sec 15 (ANI): NASA's Cassini spacecraft has spotted what could be ice volcanoes on Saturn's moon Titan.According to scientists, these possible ice volcanoes are similar in shape to those on Earth ... Read more...

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New ’super-earth’ 40 light years away might have water


December 3rd, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (IANS) A planet, which is 2.6 times bigger than Earth and orbiting a star 40 light years away, possibly has water in the form of steam, research suggests.The planet ... Read more...

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Now, super rubber that does things science says rubber never can do


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Japanese scientists have created a new kind of carbon-based rubber that conducts electricity, could withstand extreme temperatures of space and even eventually power your iPod.The new carbon ... Read more...

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Novel discovery boosts chances of finding aliens: NASA


December 1st, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 1 (ANI): NASA scientists have made a major discovery that could boost the chance of finding extraterrestrial life on other worlds.They have found microbes in a deadly poisonous arsenic ... Read more...

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Saturn’s largest moon is a reservoir of life ingredients


October 8th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 8 (ANI): By simulating possible chemical processes in the atmosphere of Titan, Saturn's largest moon, researchers have shown the synthesis of complex organic compounds, such as amino acids and nucleotide ... Read more...

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Titan lake-levels change due to Earth-like seasonal evaporation


July 16th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): The water level of lakes on Earth rises and falls with the seasons and with longer-term climate changes, as precipitation, evaporation, and runoff add and remove liquid. Now ... Read more...

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Advance made towards identifying organic molecules on Titan


June 30th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): An experiment, conducted by researchers at the University of Arizona, is helping scientists identify the organic molecules that might exist on Saturn's moon Titan.Earth and Titan are the ... Read more...

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NASA Observes Primitive Life On Second Largest Planet Of The Solar System


June 7th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by GD
NASA has recently figured out some vital clues which in their opinion accounts for the existence of primitive life on Titan; one of the primary moons of Saturn.Reportedly, Saturn is ... Read more...

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Hints of life on Saturn’s moon Titan


June 4th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4 (ANI): Cassini orbiter has discovered hints of life on Saturn's moon Titan.Titan is too cold to support liquid water on its surface, but some scientists suggest exotic life-forms could ... Read more...

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Early Earth haze similar to Titan may have been UV shield for planet


June 4th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): A new study shows a thick organic haze that covered the Earth several billion years ago, similar to that on Saturn's largest moon, Titan, may have provided ultraviolet ... Read more...

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Is Saturn’s moon Titan home to some kind of exotic life form?


June 4th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): Complex chemical activity on the surface of Saturn's moon Titan has baffled scientists. While some think it's non-biological chemistry, others believe there might exist some primitive, exotic form ... Read more...

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Why winds on Venus blow faster than the planet’s rotation


May 28th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 28 (ANI): Scientists may have found the answer to the long time puzzle - why do winds on the planet Venus blow faster than the planet's rotation.Venus rotates once every ... Read more...

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Sunlight reflection confirms presence of liquid on Saturn’s moon Titan


May 6th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): NASA's Cassini Spacecraft has captured a glint of light reflecting from the surface of Saturn's moon Titan, which confirms the presence of a lake filled with liquid.The discovery ... Read more...

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Life on Saturn’s moon would have been strange, smelly and explosive


April 13th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): Had life evolved on the frozen surface of Saturn's moon, Titan, it would have been strange, smelly and explosive compared to life on Earth, according to a research.Astrobiologist ... Read more...

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Saturn’s largest moon Titan has surprisingly slushy insides


March 12th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 12 (ANI): A new picture of Titan has revealed that Saturn's largest moon has surprisingly slushy insides with no clear layers.According to a report in National Geographic News, this ... Read more...

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Computer simulations to shed new light on origins of liquids found on Titan


January 23rd, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 23 (ANI): A scientist from the University of Arkansas, US, has received funding from NASA to simulate conditions found on Saturn's moon Titan to help better understand the origins of ... Read more...

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The science behind “Avatar”


January 4th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 4 (ANI): A new research has analyzed what are the things in the movie Avatar that comply with science and can exist in reality and what are the things that ... Read more...

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“Boat” could explore alien seas of Saturn’s moon Titan in future


December 21st, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 21 (ANI): A scientific team is all set to submit to NASA a daring proposal to try to put a "boat" down on a sea of Saturn's moon Titan.According to ... Read more...

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Fog discovered on Saturn’s largest moon Titan


December 20th, 2009 - 3:39 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 20 (IANS) US scientists have discovered fog moving across the south pole of Saturn's largest moon, Titan. Titan looks to be the only place in the solar system aside from ... Read more...

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Scientists discover fog on Saturn’s largest moon


December 19th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 19 (IANS) Saturn's largest moon, Titan, looks to be the only place in the solar system - aside from our planet, with copious quantities of liquid, largely liquid methane and ... Read more...

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Fog discovered on Saturn’s moon Titan


December 19th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 19 (ANI): Scientists have found evidence for the presence of fog on Saturn's moon Titan.Planetary astronomer Mike Brown of the California Institute of Technology, details evidence that Titan's south pole ... Read more...

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Glint of sunlight shows liquid on Saturn’s largest moon


December 18th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 18 (IANS) A glint of sunlight reflected off a lake on Saturn's largest moon Titan has confirmed the presence of liquid on its surface. The image was captured by NASA's Cassini ... Read more...

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Flash of sunlight confirms liquid in northern lake district of Saturn’s moon Titan


December 18th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 18 (ANI): NASA's Cassini spacecraft has captured the first flash of sunlight reflected off a lake on Saturn's moon Titan, confirming the presence of liquid on the northern part of ... Read more...

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How Titan’s ice erodes easily


December 16th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 16 (ANI): A new research has determined that Saturn's moon Titan's ice is stronger than most bedrock found on earth, yet it is more brittle, causing it to erode more ... Read more...

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Saturn’s eccentric orbit may explain puzzling lake asymmetry on Titan


November 30th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 30 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have suggested that the unusually uneven distribution of methane and ethane lakes over the northern and southern polar regions of the Saturn's largest ... Read more...

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Titan’s hydrocarbon lakes could be brimming with hearty soup for life


November 23rd, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 23 (ANI): New calculations have suggested that Saturn's moon Titan's hydrocarbon lakes are loaded with acetylene, a chemical some scientists say could serve as food for cold-resistant organisms.At about -180 ... Read more...

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NASA spacecraft makes deepest dive yet into Saturn moon’s jets to find life


November 3rd, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 3 (ANI): NASA's Cassini spacecraft has made its deepest plunge yet into the plumes of Saturn's moon Enceladus, which might reveal complex organic molecules that could hint at life.Researchers have ... Read more...

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Scientists unravel chemistry of Titan’s hazy atmosphere


September 16th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 16 (ANI): In a new research, a team of scientists has unraveled the chemical evolution of the orange-brownish colored atmosphere of Saturn's moon Titan, the only solar system body besides ... Read more...

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Largest lake on Saturn’s moon Titan found to be as smooth as a mirror


August 22nd, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 22 (ANI): A new study has shown that the largest lake on Saturn's moon Titan is as smooth as a mirror, varying in height by less than 3 millimeters, and ... Read more...

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