Monday, February 2, 2009

Hydrocarbon rains...

may fill lakes on Titan, the largest moon orbiting Saturn. The Cassini team has released this statement that describes seasonal changes taking place near the south pole of the body. Follow this link to see the imagery that supports the conclusion that methane rain seasonally fills these intermittent lakes with liquid methane.

Instead of a water cycle it's a hydrocarbon cycle. Just don't smoke if you visit Titan.

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