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Five incredible revelations of NASA's Cassini mission

Five incredible revelations of NASA's Cassini mission

Cassini's aim of investigating Saturn is truly a fruitful one, owing to all the amazingly informative insights into the evolution and structure of the ringed planet.

Sep 15, 2017, 09:25 AM IST
Cassini gives Titan a 'goodbye kiss' as it takes a final glimpse of Saturn's giant moon

Cassini gives Titan a 'goodbye kiss' as it takes a final glimpse of Saturn's giant moon

On September 11, the spacecraft made its closest approach to Titan at 12:04 pm PDT (3:04 pm EDT), at an altitude of 73,974 miles (119,049 kilometers) above the moon's surface.

Sep 12, 2017, 11:37 AM IST
Birlas enter top league with $50-billion m-cap; Tatas still on top

Birlas enter top league with $50-billion m-cap; Tatas still on top

The combined market valuation of the Kumar Mangalam Birla-led listed companies stood at Rs 3,42,354.87 crore (USD 53.5 billion) at the end of Friday's trade.

Sep 03, 2017, 13:43 PM IST
Amazon partners with Titan to foray into US market

Amazon partners with Titan to foray into US market

Under the partnership, Amazon through its 'Global Selling Programme' will enable Titan take its vast range of watches to millions of global customers across ethnicities on Amazon.Com in the US and eventually across other Amazon marketplaces.

Aug 08, 2017, 18:01 PM IST
NASA discovers chemicals that could form 'membranes' on Saturn's moon Titan!

NASA discovers chemicals that could form 'membranes' on Saturn's moon Titan!

The team found large quantities of the chemical on Titan, most likely in the stratosphere – the hazy part of the atmosphere that gives this moon its brownish-orange colour.

Jul 29, 2017, 19:01 PM IST
Cassini revelation: Saturn's moon Titan contains key building block of life!

Cassini revelation: Saturn's moon Titan contains key building block of life!

Using data from Cassini mission, scientists including those from University College London (UCL) in the UK, identified negatively charged molecules called 'carbon chain anions' in the atmosphere of Titan.

Jul 28, 2017, 12:51 PM IST
Titan's calm lakes may aid smooth landing for space probes

Titan's calm lakes may aid smooth landing for space probes

Titan is the largest moon of Saturn and one of the locations in the solar system that is thought to possess the ingredients for life.

Jul 06, 2017, 14:13 PM IST
28% GST on watches could increase risk of smuggling: Titan

28% GST on watches could increase risk of smuggling: Titan

Besides, Titan has also witnessed around 50 percent jump in its sales during Akshaya Tritiya (AT) period in the first quarter of this fiscal.

Jul 04, 2017, 20:11 PM IST
NASA's Cassini spots bright methane clouds, hydrocarbon seas on Saturn's moon Titan

NASA's Cassini spots bright methane clouds, hydrocarbon seas on Saturn's moon Titan

The image shows Cassini spoting bright methane clouds drifting in the summer skies of Saturn's moon Titan, along with dark hydrocarbon lakes and seas clustered around the north pole.

Jun 16, 2017, 11:03 AM IST
Three Indian brands among world's top 50 luxury goods companies

Three Indian brands among world's top 50 luxury goods companies

In the list of top 50 luxury goods companies globally, three indian firms have found their names. The list topped by Louis Vuitton include firms Gitanjali Gems, Titan and PC Jeweller.

May 21, 2017, 16:51 PM IST
Titan evolved more like Mars than Earth, show river maps

Titan evolved more like Mars than Earth, show river maps

The environment on Titan may seem surprisingly familiar. Clouds condense and rain down on the surface, feeding rivers that flow into oceans and lakes. 

May 19, 2017, 20:06 PM IST
Cassini spots 'bands of bright clouds' drifting across Saturn's moon Titan

Cassini spots 'bands of bright clouds' drifting across Saturn's moon Titan

On May 7, 2017, Cassini spacecraft captured this view of bands of bright, feathery methane clouds drifting across Saturn's Titan as it passed above the moon's surface.

May 10, 2017, 10:08 AM IST
NASA's Cassini to make its final close encounter with Saturn's moon Titan on Friday!

NASA's Cassini to make its final close encounter with Saturn's moon Titan on Friday!

NASA's Cassini spacecraft will make its final close encounter with Saturn's haze-enshrouded moon Titan on Friday.

Apr 21, 2017, 00:47 AM IST
Sands covering surface of Saturn's moon Titan are 'electrically charged', say scientists!

Sands covering surface of Saturn's moon Titan are 'electrically charged', say scientists!

They maintain that charge for days or months at a time and attach to other hydrocarbon substances, much like packing peanuts used in shipping boxes here on Earth.

Mar 28, 2017, 20:28 PM IST
NASA's Saturn probe reveals nitrogen bubbles creating fizzy patches on Titan's lakes and seas!

NASA's Saturn probe reveals nitrogen bubbles creating fizzy patches on Titan's lakes and seas!

The release of nitrogen, known as exsolution, can also occur when methane seas warm slightly during the changing seasons on Titan.

Mar 16, 2017, 13:22 PM IST
A look back at Titan touchdown: NASA releases stunning video captured by Huygens probe when it landed on Saturn's hazy moon – WATCH

A look back at Titan touchdown: NASA releases stunning video captured by Huygens probe when it landed on Saturn's hazy moon – WATCH

The probe, which was carried to Saturn by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, landed on Titan on January, 14 2005, making it the most distant landing ever on another world, and the only landing on a body in the outer solar system. 

Jan 12, 2017, 09:45 AM IST
NASA's Cassini captures methane clouds drifting across Saturn's largest moon Titan – Watch!

NASA's Cassini captures methane clouds drifting across Saturn's largest moon Titan – Watch!

The observations were made on October 29 and 30, 2016 by the NASA's Cassini spacecraft.

Nov 08, 2016, 09:45 AM IST
NASA's Cassini probe sees seasonal changes on Saturn's largest moon 'Titan'

NASA's Cassini probe sees seasonal changes on Saturn's largest moon 'Titan'

 Scientists have said that NASA's Cassini mission has allowed them to observe the pattern of seasonal changes on Titan, Saturn's largest moon.

Oct 21, 2016, 21:40 PM IST
Is history repeating itself? NASA discovers 'impossible' ice cloud on Titan again! - See pic

Is history repeating itself? NASA discovers 'impossible' ice cloud on Titan again! - See pic

A similar incident occurred decades ago, when the infrared instrument on NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft spotted an ice cloud just like this one on Titan. 

Sep 21, 2016, 10:23 AM IST
NASA plans to send submarine to Saturn's moon Titan

NASA plans to send submarine to Saturn's moon Titan

NASA is working on sending a submarine into the depths of the Kraken Mare, Inverse.com reported on Saturday.

Aug 27, 2016, 11:17 AM IST