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Reuters Science News Summary

Updated: 17-04-2019 10:30 IST
Reuters Science News Summary

Following is a summary of current science news briefs.

On Saturn's moon Titan, plentiful lakeside views, but with liquid methane

Scientists on Monday provided the most comprehensive look to date at one of the solar system's most exotic features: prime lakeside property in the northern polar region of Saturn's moon Titan - if you like lakes made of stuff like liquid methane. Using data obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft before that mission ended in 2017 with a deliberate plunge into Saturn, the scientists found that some of frigid Titan's lakes of liquid hydrocarbons in this region are surprisingly deep while others may be shallow and seasonal.