Ever experience the last rays of sunlight sparkling across the ocean? In this episode, PhD student Michael Heslar tells us how we can use this twinkling across the methane seas of Titan to study waves, winds, and much more. Plus, Alex brings us an Astrobite using shimmering starlight to help you find your next exoplanet vacation destination!
Michael’s published paper: doi.org/10.3847/PSJ/aba191
Article about Michael’s paper: skyandtelescope.org/astronomy-news/winds-and-tides-drive-sea-waves-on-titan
Related Astrobite: astrobites.org/2020/10/22/
Exoplanet seas: astrobites.org/2019/05/10/