Titan: the new Earth?
Images from orbit highlight striking similarities between Earth and Titan.
September 24, 2007
|On the surface, Earth and Titan seem to share little kinship. Titan is 40 percent of Earth's diameter. It's colder, with temperatures plunging to 291° Fahrenheit (180° Celsius). And, of course, it's a moon, not a planet. However, on a more fundamental level, Earth and Titan show important similarities. Titan mimics many terrestrial processes and landforms common on Earth. |
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