Liquid Water Could Drive the Geysers of Enceladus

When astronomers noticed that massive plumes of crystals and vapor were jetting out of Saturn's moon Enceladus, they were left with quite a mystery. What exactly is going on beneath the moon's surface to create such a violent reaction? Scientists at Cornell's 40th annual meeting of the Division for Planetary Sciences… » 10/16/08 10:00am 10/16/08 10:00am

Lovely, Pristine Beaches off the Shores of Titan's Great Methane Lake

Here you can see the most recent satellite photo of Ontariou Lacus, or Lake Ontario, located next to a lovely beach on Titan. It's the first image that confirms without a doubt that Saturn's moon Titan contains lakes filled with liquid. Due to the angle of the camera, the image is wedge-shaped, but you can still quite… » 7/30/08 4:00pm 7/30/08 4:00pm