Next on NOVA: "Voyage to the Mystery Moon"
Tuesday, April 1 at 8 p.m.
Check your local listings as dates and times may vary.
Chronicling a bold voyage of discovery -- the Cassini/Huygens mission
to Saturn and its enigmatic moon Titan -- NOVA's "Voyage to the
Mystery Moon" delivers striking images of these fascinating planetary
bodies nearly a billion miles from Earth. Saturn's broad rings hold
myriad mysteries, and Titan, whose soupy atmosphere is similar to the
one that enshrouded our planet billions of years ago, may hold clues
to the origins of life.
Here's what you'll find on the companion Web site:
Life on a Tiny Moon?
Saturn's water-spewing moon Enceladus has suddenly become target
#1 in the search for life beyond Earth, says astrophysicist
Anatomy of the Rings
Images sent back from Cassini are resolving age-old mysteries
about Saturn's rings.
How to Get an Atmosphere
Only four planets or moons with solid bodies -- Earth, Mars,
Venus, and Titan -- have substantial atmospheres. Why?
Sounds of Titan
Hear the first-ever audio recording from one billion miles away,
and find out what makes sounds in space different from those on
Also, Links & Books, the Teacher's Guide, the program transcript,