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Experiments Show Titan Lakes May Fizz with Nitrogen


Saturn moon Titan northern lakes and seas

Cassini captured this mosaic of images showing the northern lakes and seas of Saturn's moon Titan on Feb. 17, 2017. The mission's final close Titan flyby is planned for April 22.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute

A recent NASA-funded study has shown how the hydrocarbon lakes and seas of Saturn's moon Titan might occasionally erupt with dramatic patches of bubbles.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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