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Titan's methane seas may host alien life, shows study - The Indian Express;

Titan's methane seas may host alien life, shows study - The Indian Express

The Indian ExpressTitan's methane seas may host alien life, shows studyThe Indian ExpressScientists at Cornell University in the US have found the first indisputable evidence of the presence of a molecule -acrylonitrile - on Titan, which may be key to exotic life on the methane-based, oxygen-free moon of Saturn. The discovery gets us ...and more »

Molecules that Could Form "Membranes" Found Above Titan - ExpressNewsline

Molecules that Could Form "Membranes" Found Above TitanExpressNewslineIn 2015, scientists at Cornell University in the United States predicted these extreme conditions could allow vinyl-cyanide molecules to link together and form sheet structures similar to lipid bilayers found in living cells on Earth - the main ...and more »

Molecules that Could Form “Membranes” Found Above Titan - The Scientist;

Molecules that Could Form “Membranes” Found Above Titan - The Scientist

The ScientistMolecules that Could Form “Membranes” Found Above TitanThe ScientistVinyl cyanide is thought to rain down onto Saturn's largest moon, though whether the molecule self-assembles into membrane-like structures is unclear. By Jef Akst | July 31, 2017. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to ...and more »

NASA Detects More Chemicals on Titan that are Essential to Life - Universe Today;

NASA Detects More Chemicals on Titan that are Essential to Life - Universe Today

Universe TodayNASA Detects More Chemicals on Titan that are Essential to LifeUniverse TodaySaturn's largest moon Titan may be the most fascinating piece of real-estate in the Solar System right now. Not surprising, given the fact that the moon's dense atmosphere, rich organic environment and prebiotic chemistry are thought to be similar to ...and more »

Saturn's moon Titan has two vital ingredients that could produce life - SlashGear;

Saturn's moon Titan has two vital ingredients that could produce life - SlashGear

SlashGearSaturn's moon Titan has two vital ingredients that could produce lifeSlashGearResearchers have made an exciting announcement about Saturn's moon Titan — it may hold the key ingredients for life. The discovery was made by the Cassini spacecraft, which found two potential compounds that could lead to life. One of the compounds, ...and more »

This is what an aurora looks like on Saturn - CNET

This is what an aurora looks like on SaturnCNETEarth doesn't have an exclusive on auroras, the scenic light shows caused by charged particles interacting with gases in the atmosphere. The Cassini spacecraft recently caught sight of Saturn's southern lights, and NASA created a movie sequence showing ...and more »

Saturn's moon Titan has a building block for life in the form of vinyl cyanide - Blasting News;

Saturn's moon Titan has a building block for life in the form of vinyl cyanide - Blasting News

Blasting NewsSaturn's moon Titan has a building block for life in the form of vinyl cyanideBlasting NewsTitan, the interesting moon of Saturn, could harbor basic life due to the findings of vinyl cyanide. Vamien Mckalin. V. Mckalin. Follow Following. Curated by Shawn Lealos. Published on: 31 July 2017 31 July 2017. Published on. 31/07/2017. On Titan, The ...and more »

Saturn Surprises Right Up Until Cassini's End - SkyandTelescope.com;

Saturn Surprises Right Up Until Cassini's End - SkyandTelescope.com

SkyandTelescope.comSaturn Surprises Right Up Until Cassini's EndSkyandTelescope.comAn alien vista stretches out before Cassini, in this false color image taken by the spacecraft's narrow angle camera on July 16th. You can just see the thin haze of the planet's upper atmosphere on the lit limb, with the rings beyond. NASA/JPL-Caltech ...and more »

Saturn's Moon Can Potentially Form Cell-like Membranes - News4C;

Saturn's Moon Can Potentially Form Cell-like Membranes - News4C

News4CSaturn's Moon Can Potentially Form Cell-like MembranesNews4CNASA has recently made an extraordinary discovery involving Saturn's moon, Titan. This moon presumably has in the atmosphere's composition a chemical called acrylonitrile. Acrylonitrile is commonly known as vynyl cyanide and plays an imporant role in ...and more »

Cassini spacecraft captures Saturn's 'ghostly curtains of light' in incredible detail as it makes its final descent ... - Daily Mail;

Cassini spacecraft captures Saturn's 'ghostly curtains of light' in incredible detail as it makes its final descent ... - Daily Mail

Daily MailCassini spacecraft captures Saturn's 'ghostly curtains of light' in incredible detail as it makes its final descent ...Daily MailNasa's Cassini spacecraft has captured Saturn's southern auroras, or southern lights, in the closest detail ever recorded. The natural light displays at the planet's poles are created by charged particles raining down into the upper atmosphere making ...and more »

Potential Ingredients for Life Found on Saturn's Moon Titan - Smithsonian;

Potential Ingredients for Life Found on Saturn's Moon Titan - Smithsonian

SmithsonianPotential Ingredients for Life Found on Saturn's Moon TitanSmithsonianOn its final mission before a fiery death, the Cassini satellite has helped discover two crucial building blocks for life in the atmosphere of Saturn's moon Titan. Though it was discovered nearly 400 years ago, little was known about the moon until the ...and more »

Titan's methane seas may host alien life: Study - The Hans India;

Titan's methane seas may host alien life: Study - The Hans India

The Hans IndiaTitan's methane seas may host alien life: StudyThe Hans IndiaNew York : Scientists have found the first indisputable evidence of the presence of a molecule - acrylonitrile - on Titan, which may be key to exotic life on the methane-based, oxygen-free moon of Saturn. According to researchers at Cornell University ...and more »

NASA's Cassini spacecraft discover stunning auroras in Saturn's southern atmosphere [VIDEO] - International Business Times, India Edition;

NASA's Cassini spacecraft discover stunning auroras in Saturn's southern atmosphere [VIDEO] - International Business Times, India Edition

International Business Times, India EditionNASA's Cassini spacecraft discover stunning auroras in Saturn's southern atmosphere [VIDEO]International Business Times, India EditionThe glittering phenomenon is also referred to as Saturn's southern lights and is just like the ones found on Earth. Nupur Jha. July 31, 2017 21:26 IST. nasa, Saturn, Cassini, auroras, Grand Finale, space,. NASA's Cassini spacecraft gazed toward high ...and more »

Scientists discover ingredient for life on Saturn's moon - Inhabitat;

Scientists discover ingredient for life on Saturn's moon - Inhabitat

InhabitatScientists discover ingredient for life on Saturn's moonInhabitatWill Titan, one of Saturn's moons, be the next rock humans aspire to reach after visiting Mars? Possibly so – according to new research published in Science Advances, researchers have found a complex molecule in Titan's atmosphere that could very well ...and more »

It's a long journey, but chemical found on Saturn moon is a key link to life - Sacramento Bee;

It's a long journey, but chemical found on Saturn moon is a key link to life - Sacramento Bee

Sacramento BeeIt's a long journey, but chemical found on Saturn moon is a key link to lifeSacramento BeeA chemical compound said to exist in significant amounts on one of Saturn's moons and that contributes to the mundane – manufacturing plastic – also is important for achieving the sublime: creation of life. That compound, acrylonitrile, has been found ...and more »

ALMA confirms Titan has membrane-forming chemical - physicsworld.com

ALMA confirms Titan has membrane-forming chemicalphysicsworld.comTitan has molecules that may link together to form membranes resembling those of living organisms on Earth. The presence of acrylonitrile – also known as vinyl cyanide (C2H3CN) – on Saturn's largest moon has been confirmed by an international team ...and more »

A Saturn moon has chemicals that can form into 'membranes' - Blasting News;

A Saturn moon has chemicals that can form into 'membranes' - Blasting News

Blasting NewsA Saturn moon has chemicals that can form into 'membranes'Blasting NewsNASA scientists detected chemical believed to be precursor of life on Saturn's moon Titan. Image Source: Pixabay. Advertisements. A recent study discovered that #Saturn's moon #Titan has the chemical called acrylonitrile. The chemical is believed to ...and more »

Watch stunning video of 'ghostly curtain of light': Nasa releases footage of Saturn's aurora - DeathRattleSports.com;

Watch stunning video of 'ghostly curtain of light': Nasa releases footage of Saturn's aurora - DeathRattleSports.com

DeathRattleSports.comWatch stunning video of 'ghostly curtain of light': Nasa releases footage of Saturn's auroraDeathRattleSports.comOn one of its final missions, Cassini sends back video of auroras over Saturn's south pole. Saturn. Nasa just uploaded a video that shows Saturn's southern auroras or southern lights. Cassini is in its final mission, taking photographs and shooting ...and more »

Is life possible on Titan? Chemical 'precursors' of life confirmed on Saturn's largest moon - International Business Times UK;

Is life possible on Titan? Chemical 'precursors' of life confirmed on Saturn's largest moon - International Business Times UK

International Business Times UKIs life possible on Titan? Chemical 'precursors' of life confirmed on Saturn's largest moonInternational Business Times UKSaturn's largest moon Titan has been found to have the right chemicals that can support cell membranes, according to Nasa. Scientists have found acrylonitrile, also known as vinyl cyanide, a compound that can form stable structures - the building ...and more »

Cassini Spots 'Ghostly Curtains of Light' Near Saturn's South Pole - Space.com;

Cassini Spots 'Ghostly Curtains of Light' Near Saturn's South Pole - Space.com

Space.comCassini Spots 'Ghostly Curtains of Light' Near Saturn's South PoleSpace.comThe Cassini spacecraft at Saturn recently observed a light show on the planet's southern hemisphere: auroras, glittering in the gaseous atmosphere. Similar to auroras on Earth, Saturn's auroras are formed by charged particles raining down on the planet ...and more »