Potentially Habitable Moons

Europa, Ganymede, Titan and Enceladus

According to astrobiologists, these may be the four most tantalizing potentially habitable moons in our Solar System. Europa, Ganymede, Titan and Enceladus shown at the same scale.

By |September 19, 2014|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Titan Arm Exoskeleton is the Dyson Award winner

Titan Arm Exoskeleton is the Dyson Award winner 1

The Titan Arm Exoskeleton, a mechanical strength enhancement system designed for physical therapy patients, fatigued laborers and assisted lifting, is the 2013 Dyson Award winner.

By |November 13, 2013|Categories: Product Design|Tags: , , , , , , |

World’s biggest Titan beetle

World's biggest Titan beetle (2)

Titanus giganteus the Titan beetle, is the world’s biggest beetle, grows up to seven inches long and lives in the rainforests of South America.   Have a look at the videos…     Image Facebook

By |July 24, 2013|Categories: Animals|Tags: , , , , |

The first River in an Alien world

A River in Titan and Nile

This is the first ever image of a 250 mile river in an Alien world. Captured by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft shows a vast river system on Saturn‘s largest moon Titan.     Left: A river in Titan. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASI    Right: Nile river. Image credit: NASA

By |December 14, 2012|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Obscured by Saturn Rings

Titan obscured by Saturn Rings

In this image from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, Saturn‘s rings obscure part of Titan‘s colorful visage.   Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SSI   

By |September 3, 2012|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , , , |

Aliens like jellyfish could exist on Titan

Aliens like jellyfish could exist on Titan

According to Dr Alderin-Pocock, a leading scientist at European space company Astrium, alien jellyfish could live on Saturn‘s moon Titan. She envisages creatures that float through clouds of methane and communicate with pulses of light.  Image credit: Eden’s Science Month / PA

By |July 7, 2012|Categories: Astronomy, Physics|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Shadow of Saturn’s Rings

Saturn and Titan

A new amazing view by the spacecraft Cassini, includes a bright moon, thin rings, and warped shadows. Titan, Saturn‘s largest moon, appears above as a featureless tan as it is continually shrouded in thick clouds.  Image credit: Wikimedia

By |July 6, 2012|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , , , , |

A new view on Titan

Titan and Saturn acquired by Cassini spacecraft on May 6

Titan and Saturn acquired by Cassini spacecraft on May 6, 2012 just after a pass by moon, taking images within about 710,000 km. After May 22, Cassini won’t be amongst the moons for the next three years.   Image of Titan and Saturn (NASA/JPL/SSI/J. Major)

By |May 17, 2012|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , |

Moons of Saturn

The 6 Moons of Saturn

In this image 6 moons of Saturn are visible, neatly arranged on a line. So far 62 Moons of Saturn have been discovered, the smallest only a fraction of a kilometer across.

By |May 8, 2012|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , , , , , |

AVIATR- Airplane Mission for Titan

Aerial Vehicle Airborne Titan Reconnaissance

It has been said that the atmosphere on Titan is so dense that a person could strap a pair of wings on their back and soar through its skies.  via universetoday  by Lillian Ortiz