Photo: Methane Rain Formed New Lake on Saturn Moon



Pictures of Saturn's moon Titan taken in 2004 and 2005 show that a large methane lake suddenly appeared after what looked like a heavy rainstorm, scientists announced in January 2009.

Picture courtesy NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute


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