» Astronomy Pic of the Day: Seeing Titan

Shrouded in a thick atmosphere, Saturn's largest moon Titan really is hard to see. Small particles suspended in the upper atmosphere cause an almost impenetrable haze, strongly scattering light at visible wavelengths and hiding Titan's surface features from prying eyes. But Titan's surface is better imaged at infrared wavelengths where scattering is weaker and atmospheric absorption is reduced. Arrayed around this centered visible light image of Titan are some of the clearest global infrared views of the tantalizing moon so far. In false color, the six panels present a consistent processing of 13 years of infrared image data from the Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer (VIMS) on board the Cassini spacecraft. They offer a stunning comparison with Cassini's visible light view.



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Aug 12, 2018 - 5:19 PM - by newsbot
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10 Under The Radar Games On The Horizon

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It seems like every year release calendars get more and more crowded. So much so that individual days now have multiple triple-A releases, (I am looking at you October 27, 2017 and now February 22, 2019), making it impossible to ever clear out our ever-growing backlogs. If you didn’t already have enough to anticipate, there are many games coming out that are flying under the radar, with numerous Early Access releases and indie games. Here are 10 titles to look forward to aren’t called The Last... [Read More]
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Bungie Outlines Major Destiny 2 Changes For Strikes, Crucible, And The Eververse

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This week Bungie dropped a ton of details regarding what players can expect when Destiny 2: Forsaken launches in just a few weeks. The changes are wide-reaching and cover every aspect of the game, answering the questions and requests players have had for months now.
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Here's How Character Progression, Character Creation, And Mutations Work In Fallout 7

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Although we have a general overview of what Fallout 76 is going to be (an online action-RPG where players replace NPCs and become the vehicle for storytelling), it was hard to get a good idea of how we'd be interacting with our characters over the course of several hours. Earlier today at a Fallout 76 panel for Quakecon, Bethesda revealed how... [Read More]
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New Gameplay Today – Killer7 PC

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Grasshopper Manufacture's cult favorite Killer7 is coming to Steam this fall, and our own Suriel Vasquez was able to finagle some exclusive footage from the game running on PC. In honor of this special occasion, we've reassembled the complete original crew of our