Dunes

Frosty Sand Dunes on Mars

Sand dunes on Mars are fascinating. They shift and move in different ways than they do on Earth, and they…

1 year ago

A Region On Mars With Recent Water Is About To Get Major Attention

Curving wriggles seen in sand dunes on Earth and formed by the recent ebb and flow of water have just…

5 years ago

Freak Fast Winds Created Titan’s Massive, Mysterious Dunes

Titan is Saturn's largest moon and is constantly surprising scientists as the Cassini spacecraft probes under its thick atmosphere. Take…

7 years ago

Cassini Sees a “Zen Garden” on Titan

Looking like the flowing designs carved by a Zen gardener's rake, long parallel dunes of hydrocarbon sand stretch across the…

8 years ago

Cassini Says “Senkyo Very Much”

In this image acquired on January 5, Cassini's near-infrared vision pierced Titan's opaque clouds to get a glimpse of the…

9 years ago

Gallery: Bizarre Dunes on Mars

[/caption] Say the word "dunes" and the image that likely comes to mind is the sort of features you'd see…

10 years ago

MRO Spots Martian Dunes in Motion

[/caption] The benefit of long-term observations from orbit became evident today with the release of images from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance…

11 years ago

The Dark Dunes of Mars

[/caption] I just got lost on Mars. I saw this intriguing image, above, on the HiRISE camera website, and ended…

12 years ago