Flat spots on Saturn’s moon Titan may be the floors of ancient lake beds

New theory about the gas giant’s largest satellite may solve a 20-year-old mystery

Titan lakes

Titan has hundreds of lakes in its polar regions (shown in this radar image from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft). Decades-old data once suggested lakes should be found at the equator instead.

USGS, ASI, JPL-Caltech/NASA

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