The Glitter of Distant Seas

@article{Lorenz2003TheGO,
  title={The Glitter of Distant Seas},
  author={Ralph D. Lorenz},
  journal={Science},
  year={2003},
  volume={302},
  pages={403 - 404}
}
  • R. Lorenz
  • Published 17 October 2003
  • Physics, Geology
  • Science
It has long been known that Saturn's largest moon, Titan, has a thick nitrogen atmosphere, which obscures the underlying surface. In his Perspective, Lorenz highlights the report by Campbell et al., who have used the giant Arecibo and Green Bank radio telescopes as a radar to probe Titan's hidden surface. The surface appears to be distinct from those of the icy satellites of Jupiter, in both brightness and polarization. The new data show sharp spikes in the reflected microwave spectrum… 

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