A branch of NASA called the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has a spacecraft called Cassini that has taken infrared images of one of Saturn's moons called Titan.
There are several lakelike features, which are up to the size of the Great Salt Lake in Utah and are at least 3 feet deep. Others are more like swamps here on Earth. There is assumed to be a large underground supply of methane for these liquid bodies as this compound made of carbon and hydrogen evaporates very easily and thus the supply of it at the surface needs to be constantly replenished.
What is making people very interested in this moon of Saturn is that when sunlight interacts with methane, it breaks down and produces carbon atoms. As we all know, carbon is the building block of life here on Earth. Therefore, some theorists think that some forms of life may be found on this satellite of Saturn.
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The rocket launch that AccuWeather Astronomy Expert Hunter Clifton Outten was scheduled to attend has been postponed to January.
Gamma-ray bursts are the most energetic and luminous explosions in the known universe. They typically occur when a dying, rapidly-rotating star collapses and becomes a black hole. During this collapse, a narrow beam of intense radiation is released at near the speed of light.
One of the most significant meteor showers of the year, called the Geminids, will be at its peak on the night of Dec. 13 into the morning of Dec. 14.
It is not unusual to find unusual satellite images on various websites that seem to get conspiracy theories started.
Have you ever wondered why the northern and southern lights seem to dance about? This article may help you understand why they do.
Changes in the brightness of ISON have only caused more questions and fewer answers.