Titan

Impatient? A Spacecraft Could Get to Titan in Only 2 Years Using a Direct Fusion Drive

Fusion power is the technology that is thirty years away, and always will be - according to skeptics at least. …

2 weeks ago

Lakes On Titan Will Have Layers, Like Lakes On Earth, But for a Completely Different Reason

Lakes on Earth are a common sight in many locales.  They’re central to the recreation and livelihood of millions of…

3 weeks ago

Can you tell the difference between California, Venus, Titan and Mars? Hint: California is the one with buildings.

Californians woke up to an alien-looking sky this morning, Wednesday, September 9, 2020. (more…)

2 months ago

Titan is Drifting Away from Saturn Surprisingly Quickly

Where did Saturn's bizarro-moon Titan form? Did it form where it is now, or has it migrated? We have decades…

5 months ago

There Might Be Dust Devils On Titan Too

Saturn's moon Titan is alone among the Solar System's moons. It's the only one with any atmosphere to speak of.…

6 months ago

Gas and Dust Stop Planets From Eating Their Moons

A team of Japanese researchers have created a new model for moon formation that explains how planets like Saturn end…

8 months ago

Scientists Construct a Global Map of Titan’s Geology

Titan's methane-based hydrologic cycle makes it one of the Solar System's most geologically diverse bodies. There are lakes of methane,…

11 months ago

Shape-shifting Robots Like These Could Be Just What We Need to Explore Titan

When it comes to space exploration, it's robots that do most of the work. That trend will continue as we…

1 year ago

Whoa. Lakes on Titan Might be the Craters from Massive Underground Explosions

The Cassini spacecraft ended its mission to Saturn and its moons two years ago when it was sent plunging into…

1 year ago

How Habitable is Titan? NASA is Sending the Titan Dragonfly Helicopter to Find Out

There are few places in the Solar System which are as fascinating as Saturn’s moon Titan. It’s a world with…

1 year ago