Saturday, June 06, 2009

Forecast for Titan - warm and wetter

The science team on NASA's Cassini mission to Saturn's moon Titan say that body has clouds that form and move like those on Earth but much slower. The probe's visual and infrared mapping spectrometer team is from the University of Arizona.

[right, infrared image of Titan shows clouds in the moon's south polar region. Credit, NASA/JPL/University of Arizona/University of Nantes]

The video is a 5-minute BBC overview of Titan's active geology with great graphics.

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