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Friday
Mar 06 2015
18:23 UTC

Life not as we know it': new research shows how exotic biology may be possible on Titan

The search for life elsewhere has long focused on what we are most familiar with on Earth – in other words, life as we know it, or organisms which are carbon-based and require water to survive. However, a growing number of scientists are now thinking that alternative forms of life are possible, ones which have […]The post ‘Life not as we know it': new research shows how exotic biology may be possible on Titan appeared first on .

Posted by The Meridiani Journal

Saturday
Feb 21 2015
20:23 UTC

Exploring an alien sea: NASA designs submarine to send to Titan

Who wouldn't want to go explore an alien sea? It seems that NASA would certainly like to, and the agency has unveiled a new submarine design to hopefully do just that one day. The submarine would be sent to Saturn's largest moon, Titan, to dive into one of the large liquid methane seas on the […]The post Exploring an alien sea: NASA designs submarine to send to Titan appeared first on .

Posted by The Meridiani Journal

Saturday
Feb 21 2015
03:57 UTC

New technique provides better, clearer radar images of Titan's amazing surface

Saturn's largest moon Titan is a fascinating world, uniquely alien yet eerily Earth-like in many ways, with its rain, rivers, lakes, seas, and massive sand dunes. But in this extremely cold environment, it is liquid methane and ethane which act as water, mimicking the hydrological cycle on Earth. Also, due to the perpetual and global […]The post New technique provides better, clearer radar images of Titan's amazing surface appeared first on .

Posted by The Meridiani Journal

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