Titan Wrapped in Thick Ice

August 28, 2013 5:09 PM

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Titan Wrapped in Thick Ice

At first glance, Saturn's large moon Titan is an Earth-like world, with atmosphere, weather and even lakes, though these contain liquid ethane and methane, not water.

But appearances can be deceiving. New results from NASA's Cassini spacecraft show Titan has an icy shell far more rigid and thicker than previously believed.

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