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I♥Pluto Festival 2022 | The Rivers and Seas of Titan
Joins us for a virtual discussion with Dr. Taylor Perron from the Department of Earth, Atmospheric & Planetary Sciences at MIT, hosted by Dr. Amanda Bosh.
Saturn’s moon Titan is the second known Solar system world with active rivers and seas. Titan’s deceptively Earth-like landscape is the product of a methane cycle akin to Earth’s water cycle, but there are important differences between Earth and Titan that offer lessons about planetary climate. These lessons are illustrated through a tour of Titan’s landforms, including methane rivers eroding mountains of ice, the search for waves on Titan’s seas, and the scarceness of riverView more