Organic molecules in Titan’s atmosphere are intriguingly skewed

October 23, 2014 7:22 PM

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Organic molecules in Titan’s atmosphere are intriguingly skewed

These misaligned features seem to defy conventional thinking about the saturnian moon’s windy atmosphere, which should quickly smear out such off-axis concentrations.

While studying the atmosphere on Saturn’s moon Titan, scientists discovered intriguing zones of organic molecules unexpectedly shifted away from its north and south poles. These misaligned features seem to defy conventional thinking about Titan’s windy atmosphere, which should quickly smear out such...

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