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Titan’s rivers create a puzzle for geologists

Titan’s thick, methane- and nitrogen-rich atmosphere has for many years kept astronomers from seeing what lies beneath. Saturn’s largest moon appeared through telescopes as a frustratingly hazy orange orb, in contrast to other heavily cratered moons in the solar system. But in 2004, the Cassini-Huygens spacecraft penetrated Titan’s haze, providing scientists with their first detailed […]

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