Thursday, September 9, 2021

Titan's Strange Chemical World Gets Simulated in Tiny Tubes

Must Read

9 PC Games You Can Play Forever

There's always something new to play, but these are our favorites when you're seeking something tried and true. 

Teeny-Tiny Talking Mice Have Taken Over Games

This year has been the biggest yet for Lilliputian board gaming. It’s much more than Redwall nostalgia.“Every single culture...

Rain Boots, Turning Tides, and the Search for a Missing Boy

Last year in Nova Scotia, after 3-year-old Dylan Ehler vanished, online sleuths descended on Facebook groups to help find...

A research chemist mixed nitrogen, methane, and other molecules to recreate the conditions that might harbor life on one of Saturn’s moons.

The landscape of Titan, Saturn’s largest moon, is both familiar and super strange. Like Earth, Titan has rivers, lakes, clouds, and falling raindrops, as well as mountains of ice and a thick atmosphere. But instead of water, Titan’s chemical cycle is composed of liquid methane, an organic molecule made from one carbon and four hydrogen atoms. Researchers believe this swirling mixture of methane, combined with the moon’s nitrogen-laden atmosphere, surface water ice, and maybe some energy from either a volcano or a meteor impact, might have been the

→ Continue reading at Wired Magazine

- Advertisement -
Bellevue
clear sky
58.2 ° F
62.2 °
53.3 °
88 %
0.6mph
1 %
Thu
82 °
Fri
81 °
Sat
75 °
Sun
72 °
Mon
68 °
- Advertisement -

Latest News

9 PC Games You Can Play Forever

There's always something new to play, but these are our favorites when you're seeking something tried and true. 

Teeny-Tiny Talking Mice Have Taken Over Games

This year has been the biggest yet for Lilliputian board gaming. It’s much more than Redwall nostalgia.“Every single culture throughout history, at every single...

Rain Boots, Turning Tides, and the Search for a Missing Boy

Last year in Nova Scotia, after 3-year-old Dylan Ehler vanished, online sleuths descended on Facebook groups to help find him. Then they lost their...

Portland Kids Weekend Events: Sep. 17-19

Fall is a favored season for Portland families, and when you check out this weekend’s events, you’ll understand why! You’ll be amazed by local...

Italy’s D’Innocenzo Brothers on ‘America Latina,’ Their ‘Warmer, More Compassionate’ Film Than ‘Bad Tales’

Italian twins Damiano and Fabio D’Innocenzo, who made a splash in Berlin last year with “Bad Tales,” in which Elio Germano played the sadistic...
- Advertisement -

More Articles Like This