Cutting Through The Mystery of Titan’s Atmospheric Haze
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Cutting Through The Mystery of Titan’s Atmospheric Haze

A team including Berkeley Lab scientists homes in on a ‘missing link’ in Titan’s one-of-a-kind chemistry. Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, is unique among all moons in our solar system for its dense and nitrogen-rich atmosphere that also contains hydrocarbons and other compounds, and the story behind the formation of this rich chemical mix has been…

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Titan First-Ever Detected Dust Storms Proves the Moon to be More Earth-like than Ever
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Titan First-Ever Detected Dust Storms Proves the Moon to be More Earth-like than Ever

Ever since the Cassini orbiter entered the Saturn system in July of 2004, scientists and the general public have been treated to a steady stream of data about this ringed giant and its many fascinating moons. In particular, a great deal of attention was focused on Saturn’s largest moon Titan, which has many surprising Earth-like…

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