Titan’s oddly thick atmosphere may come from cooked organic compounds

Saturn’s moon is one of the best places to look for life in the solar system

Titan

HAZY HAVEN  Titan may get its hazy atmosphere (shown in natural color in this image from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft) from organic molecules warmed by the decay of radioactive elements in the moon’s core.

JPL-Caltech/NASA, Space Science Institute

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