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Seven Hundred Leagues Beneath Titan’s Methane Seas – The New York Times

Mars, Shmars; this voyager is looking forward to a submarine ride under the icebergs on Saturn’s strange moon.



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Astrobiologists have been eager to get a closer look at this world ever since Voyager I swooped past it in 1980 and radioed back evidence that its smoggy atmosphere was four times as dense as our own. Time, technology and human ingenuity have since revealed that cloudy world to be a natural wonderland.
The northern regions of Titan are laced with a network of lakes and rivers. The largest of them, called Kraken Mare, after a Norse monster, is bigger than all of North Americas Great Lakes combined.

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