View unanswered posts | View active topics It is currently Thu Jul 24, 2014 5:43 pm



Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 
 Saturn’s moon has watery ocean under thick ice crust 
Author Message

Joined: Tue Apr 19, 2011 10:17 pm
Posts: 308
Location: Odessa, Tx
Titan, one of the most interesting objects in our Solar system, may have an ocean of water beneath its thick ice crust layer. Scientists say large deposits of water drastically increase the possibility of life on the moon.

Saturn’s largest moon Titan is one of the few objects in our system that can boast a true atmosphere. The moon also has developed a climate, with oceans and lakes of methane and ethane on its surface.

The results of the measurements obtained by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, which passed Titan six times between 2004-2011, made a group of scientists at Italy's Università La Sapienza in Rome believe that the moon possess not just liquid hydrocarbons, but water as well.

http://www.rt.com/news/titan-moon-water-ocean-062/


Fri Jul 06, 2012 6:05 pm
Profile
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Reply to topic   [ 1 post ] 

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: pegcarter2 and 9 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 phpBB Group.
Designed by STSoftware for PTF.
Contact Us
Privacy Policy