Titan: Oasis For Life

Two teams of scientists reported last week that data from NASA’s Cassini orbiter reveal unusual chemical activity on Saturn’s giant moon Titan.

It’s plausible, but far from definitive, that a primitive exotic form of life on Titan’s frigid surface could be causing the strange results.

Earth organisms would barely last a few seconds before freezing solid on Titan’s -300 degree Fahrenheit surface. But this could be tantalizing evidence for “cryo-life.” It would be an utterly alien biology existing at very low temperatures where liquid methane and ethane are used in place of water as a solvent.

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I am Rashid Aziz Faridi ,Writer, Teacher and a Voracious Reader.
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1 Response to Titan: Oasis For Life

  1. I cannot believe that this can be true


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