Scientists uncover secrets of Titan’s mysterious 300-foot pitch-black sand dunes

December 10, 2014 12:53 PM

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Scientists uncover secrets of Titan’s mysterious 300-foot pitch-black sand dunes

Researchers found that the sand that makes up the dunes resemble the consistency of freeze-dried coffee.

Saturn’s famous moon Titan has dark, massive fields of sand dunes on its surface, stretching 300 feet into the sky and formed by westerly winds long, long ago, according to a new study.

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