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Scientists see storm brewing over Titan’s tropical desert


August 13th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 13 (ANI): A new research has discovered significant cloud formation within the tropical zone near the equator of Saturn's largest moon, Titan, which is evidence that the parched, dry desert ... Read more...

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Titan’s surface similar to that of Earth


August 7th, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 7 (ANI): A new research indicates that Saturn's haze-enshrouded moon Titan turns out to have much in common with Earth in the way that weather and geology shape its terrain.Wind, ... Read more...

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Solar X-rays may create life on Saturn’s moon Titan


June 26th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 26 (ANI): A new laboratory study has suggested that blasting the atmosphere of Saturn's moon Titan with X-rays can produce DNA building blocks, a finding that adds to evidence that ... Read more...

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Titan’s clouds hang onto summer for long


June 4th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): Scientists with NASA's Cassini mission, studying Saturn's moon Titan say its clouds are still noticeable in the southern hemisphere while fall is approaching.They monitored Titan's atmosphere for three-and-a-half ... Read more...

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Life originated on Earth 4 bln yrs ago in form of first self-replicating molecules


May 14th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 14 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have developed an experiment demonstrating how life originated on the Earth about 4 billion years ago in the form of the very first ... Read more...

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Titan’s squashed shape hints at vast reserves of liquid methane beneath its surface


April 3rd, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 3 (ANI): A new study has suggested that Saturn's moon Titan is surprisingly non-spherical, and is squashed at its poles, suggesting it may hide vast reserves of liquid methane beneath ... Read more...

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Slushy water on Titan may be proof of volcanism


March 30th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 30 (ANI): New radar images from NASA's Cassini probe have suggested that slushy water from a hidden ocean may be pooling onto the icy surface of Saturn's moon Titan, thus ... Read more...

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Hubble captures quadruple Saturn moon transit


March 18th, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 18 (ANI): The Hubble Space Telescope has taken a photo of four moons of Saturn passing in front of their parent planet, in a rare moon transit.In this ... Read more...

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Watch Saturns four moons sweep across its disk today


February 24th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): Today, sky-watchers would be able to see Titan, Mimas, Dione, and Enceladus gliding together across Saturns disk around the same time, using medium to large telescopes.According to ... Read more...

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NASA, Europeans plan new missions to Jupiter, Saturn


February 19th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 19 (Xinhua) The US space agency NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) would conduct missions to Jupiter, Saturn and many moons that circle the planets, the agencies announced. The ... Read more...

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Saturn’’s moon Titan may have ‘’super chilly” volcanoes


December 17th, 2008 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Data collected during several recent flybys of Titan by NASA''s Cassini spacecraft has revealed new evidence for existence of cryovolcaones on the Saturnian moon that spew a ... Read more...

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Electricity on Titan may spark life


October 29th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): A new study has reported faint signs of a natural electric field in the thick cloud cover of Saturns largest moon Titan that are similar to the ... Read more...

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Saturn’’s moon Titan has a lake containing liquid hydrocarbons


July 31st, 2008 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): NASA scientists have confirmed the presence of a large lake on Saturn''s moon Titan, which contains liquid hydrocarbons, making it the only body in our solar system ... Read more...

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Saturn’s moon Titan has liquid lake: NASA


July 31st, 2008 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 31 (Xinhua) At least one of the large lakes observed on Saturn's moon Titan contains liquid hydrocarbons, NASA scientists have said. They have also identified presence of ethane. This makes ... Read more...

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NASA extends Cassini mission to Saturn by 2 years


April 16th, 2008 - 12:15 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 16 (ANI): NASA has decided to extend the international Cassini-Huygens mission to Saturn by two years, which might reveal further information about the planet.Cassinis mission originally had been scheduled ... Read more...

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Ocean may exist beneath Titan’s crust


March 21st, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 21 (ANI): NASA's Cassini spacecraft has discovered evidence that points to the existence of an underground ocean of water and ammonia on Saturn's moon Titan.The findings were made using ... Read more...

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Underground ocean may exist on Saturn moon: NASA


March 21st, 2008 - 7:11 am ICT by admin
DPA Washington, March 21 (DPA) New evidence has surfaced of an underground ocean on Saturn's moon Titan, based on data sent back to Earth by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, the US space agency said. ... Read more...

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