‘Magic Island’ Appears on Titan as Summer Solstice Approaches

As the summer solstice begins to approach on Titan, Saturn’s largest moon, scientists are puzzled by a bright, mysterious object seen in the hydrocarbon lake Ligeia Mare which seems to appear and disappear, earning it the name “magic island.” However, just as soon as it appeared, the “magic island” vanished in the next Cassini spacecraft flyby. […]

NASA Looking to Explore Saturn’s Biggest Moon Titan

NASA Looking to Explore Saturn’s Biggest Moon Titan

Despite the temperatures averaging -290 degrees F, NASA is looking to explore Saturn’s biggest moon, Titan. The moon is cited as a source of great interest amongst scientist at the government space agency because of its Earth-like geography, hydrocarbon lakes and possible life existence. Titan was visited earlier by the Cassini-Huygens probe, but the space agency […]