Surface Features On Titan Form Like Earth's, But With A Frigid Twist

Friday, August 7, 2009 - 21:21 in Astronomy & Space

Saturn's haze-enshrouded moon Titan turns out to have much in common with Earth in the way that weather and geology shape its terrain, according to two new pieces of research. Wind, rain, volcanoes, tectonics and other Earth-like processes all sculpt features on Titan's complex and varied surface in an environment more than 100 °C colder on average than Antarctica.

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