Tonight on the show with our special guest Linda Moulton Howe we open The Earthfiles!
Earthfiles is a crossroads where experts, eyewitnesses and viewers meet to share the latest updates in earth and astronomical mysteries, in-depth reports that go beyond the 6 o'clock news. Earthfiles reporter and editor, Linda Moulton Howe, is an Emmy Award-winning TV producer, investigative reporter and author who goes directly to the men and women at the forefront of science and environmental challenges and to firsthand eyewitnesses of high strangeness. Earthfiles.com received the 2006 W3 Silver Award for excellence in news category. Earthfiles.com also received the 2003 WebAward for Standard of Excellence and the 2000 Encyclopaedia Britannica Award honoring internet excellence.
This is just an example of what we will be talking about tonight starting at 9pm MDT!
August 12, 2008 - Saturn's Moon, Titan, Has Liquid Hydrocarbon Lake.Only solar system body beyond Earth known to have liquid on its surface.
“Detection of liquid ethane confirms a long-held idea that lakes and seas filled with methane and ethane exist on Titan.” - Larry Soderblom, Ph.D., Cassini Scientist , U.S.G.S.
NASA JPL: “Ontario Lacus is roughly 20,000 square kilometers (7,800 square miles) in area, slightly larger than North America's Lake Ontario. The ethane is in a liquid solution with methane, other hydrocarbons and nitrogen. At Titan's surface temperatures, approximately 300 degrees Fahrenheit below zero, these substances can exist as both liquid and gas. Titan shows overwhelming evidence of evaporation, rain, and fluid-carved channels draining into what, in this case, is a liquid hydrocarbon lake. Earth has a hydrological cycle based on water and Titan has a cycle based on methane.”