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Titan Oasis

Here at SpacePerez.com FitPerez.com, we're into science.

So if someone tells us that a tropical oasis was discovered on Saturn's moon, Titan — well, we'd be surprised if we didn't get a raging science Titan ourselves!

Here's what a scientist said:

"This discovery was completely unexpected because lakes are not stable at tropical latitudes. Titan may have oases."

How do they know?

They measured reflected sunlight from Titan's surface and atmosphere, duh.

The international Cassini spacecraft was the one who detected a dark region near the landing site of Huygens, a companion probe that parachuted to Titan's equator in 2005.

That dark feature they found suggests the presence of a 927-square-mile hydrocarbon lake - twice as big as Lake Champlain.

Someone call SpaceX, we're ready for vacay!

Science! Science! Science!

[Image via AP Images.]

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