News tagged with liquid methane

The methane habitable zone

In the search for life elsewhere, many studies focus on finding liquid water. But what if life could exist with some other solvent? Saturn’s smoggy moon Titan makes scientists question the possibilities for methane-based ...

dateNov 11, 2011 in Space Exploration
shares0 comments 3

A water ocean on Titan?

Oddities in the rotation of Saturn's largest moon Titan might add to growing evidence that it harbors an underground ocean, researchers suggest.

dateMay 05, 2011 in Space Exploration
shares0 comments 57

Rock and Roll: Titan's Gem Tumbler

( -- It appears flash flooding has paved streambeds in the Xanadu region of Saturn's moon Titan with thousands of sparkling crystal balls of ice, according to scientists with NASA's Cassini spacecraft. By analyzing ...

dateMay 11, 2010 in Space Exploration
shares0 comments 1