methane lakes on titan

A map of River Beds on Titan for Dragonfly to Explore

Explorers either have the benefit of having maps or the burden of creating them.  Similarly, space explorers have been building…

1 year ago

Lakes on Titan Might Have Exotic Crystals Encrusted Around Their Shores

Titan is a mysterious, strange place for human eyes. It's a frigid world, with seas of liquid hydrocarbons, and a…

4 years ago

Just Like Earth, Titan Has a “Sea Level” for its Lakes and Seas

Based on Cassini data, two new studies have been produced that reveal some new and interesting things about Saturn's largest…

5 years ago

Scientists Find Evidence of Extreme Methane Storms On Titan

A recent study by UCLA scientists has shown a link between extreme rainstorms on Titan and surface features detected by…

5 years ago

Titan’s Lakes are Nice and Calm. The Perfect Spot for a Landing

A recent study has shown that Titan's methane lakes experience very low waves, which could make it an ideal landing…

6 years ago

The Bubbly Streams Of Titan

Titan's so-called "magic islands" are not islands at all, but nitrogen bubbles, according to researchers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

6 years ago

Exploring Titan with Aerial Platforms

At NASA's Planetary Science Vision 2050 Workshop, presenters showed various concepts for exploring Saturn's moon Titan with aerial platforms.

6 years ago

Exploring Titan with Balloons and Landers

At last week's Planetary Science Vision 2050 Workshop, scientists presented a concept for exploring Titan with balloons and landers.

6 years ago

Even Though it’s an Alien World, Titan’s Canyons Would Look Very Familiar

The Cassini probe has found more features on Titan that resemble Earth, steep river valleys that empty into its largest…

6 years ago

Life On Titan Possible Without Water

According to a recent study from Cornell University, the prebiotic conditions for life might exist on Titan, despite it being…

7 years ago