Science How a wind tunnel unlocked the secret to Titan's bizarre landscape (+video)

Why do the dunes on Titan, Saturn's largest moon, look as though they were formed by winds blowing opposite to the moon's prevailing winds? Using a decades-old wind tunnel, scientists may finally have an answer.

By , Sen

NASA

Sen—Scientists have used a wind tunnel to study the dunes on Saturn's largest moon, to find out what they are made of and why they appear to be formed in a direction opposite to that of Titan's prevailing winds.