6/18/2014

NASA scientists have concocted a "recipe" that recreates the aromatic composition of the atmosphere for Saturn's largest moon, Titan. The process was used to classify unidentified material found by the Cassini space probe's Composite Infrared Spectrometer. "Now we can say that this material has a strong aromatic character, which helps us understand more about the complex mixture of molecules that makes up Titan's haze," said planetary scientist Melissa Trainer.

Related Summaries