Saturday, May 25, 2013

The Surfing Is Great On Titan This Time Of Year #SRFRDR

The Surfing Is Great On Titan This Time Of Year: Saturn's moon Titan might be in for some wild weather as it heads into its spring and summer, if two new models are correct.

Scientists think that as the seasons change in Titan's northern hemisphere, waves could ripple across the moon's hydrocarbon seas, and hurricanes could begin to swirl over these areas, too. The model predicting waves tries to explain data from the moon obtained so far by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Both models help mission team members plan when and where to look for unusual atmospheric disturbances as Titan summer approaches.


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