Titan's surface is more like MARS, not Earth, study finds

Scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology found that the topographic history of Titan more closely resembles Mars, as neither has recently undergone plate tectonics.

With methane rivers and hydrocarbon lakes, Saturn’s largest moon is often referred to as Earth’s ‘toxic twin.’But according to a new study, the topographic history of Titan more closely resembles Mars.Unlike Earth, researchers found that neither Titan nor Mars have experienced active plate tectonics in the recent past, indicating that other processes are responsible for their surface features.Scroll down for video  While mountains on Earth, forged through plate tectonics, have altered th...