This is a very interesting article; obviously the main conclusion is that the Huygens experiment needs to be repeated. I don’t know how the gizmo to collect tiny particles at 1000 km would be designed. Results here say that’s important. The old idea of a balloon though not dead can’t be used at such high altitudes.
At the low temperatures of Titan, the traditional DNA segments react too slowly to be the basis of life. But we still haven’t thoroughly explored acetylene based life, or some other compound yet unknown. Though chances of finding life there are very low, the importance of the results is so great that a strong gamble is justified.
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