Study: Saturn moon's methane supply may soon disappear

04/18/2013 | Space.com

Data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft suggests that methane lakes on Saturn's moon Titan may soon dry up, according to a study published in the journal Icarus. The findings indicate that the hydrocarbon isn't being replaced fast enough to sustain the compound on Titan's surface. "We are seeing an active Titan whose active chemistry may come to an end in some tens of million years," said Christophe Sotin, a NASA scientist.

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