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[io9]The first pictures of a methane rainstorm and floods on Titan

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Titan's thick atmosphere, sand dunes, and methane lakes make it a world whose geography could be very Earthlike - albeit cold and poisonous. And now astronomers believe this moon of Saturn has seasonal rainstorms and flooding, too. Here's the evidence.
http://io9.com/#!5782003/the-first-p...loods-on-titan
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cant imagine the damage a spark would do to that planet
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nah I don't think it's that easy, you need the right combination for combustion to take place. If it's nothing but methane then I am pretty sure nothing would happen if there was a fire.
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nah I don't think it's that easy, you need the right combination for combustion to take place. If it's nothing but methane then I am pretty sure nothing would happen if there was a fire.

oxygen would be one of those condition .. i know .. i meant it as a joke ...
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cant imagine the damage a spark would do to that planet
We would have twin suns like Tatooine.
     
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cant imagine the damage a spark would do to that planet
There's probably no oxygen so nothing would happen
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oxygen would be one of those condition .. i know .. i meant it as a joke ...

It wasn't funny at all.
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It wasn't funny at all.
It was hilarious.
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cant imagine the damage a spark would do to that planet
I believe Titan is a moon.
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But are the people there okay?
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