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+ - Saturn's moon Titan has ice volcanos

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Smivs
Smivs writes "Titan, the haze-shrouded moon of Saturn, displays tantalising evidence of ice volcanoes. Two regions of Titan have been seen recently, by the Cassini spacecraft, to undergo clear changes in brightness. This activity, and radar images hinting at flow-like structures, suggest the presence of volcanoes, scientists say. Rather than erupting molten rock, Titan's "cryovolcanoes" are thought to ooze a slurry made of water ice, ammonia and methane. "These flows would come out as a thick slurry," said Dr Rosaly Lopes, a Cassini radar team investigation scientist. "They can be thick because cryomagma would be viscous, similar to lava flows on Earth.""
The Internet

+ - Hackers Deface, Redirect ICANN, IANA Sites->

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CWmike
CWmike writes "Turkish hackers have defaced the official sites of the international organizations that oversee the Internet's critical routing infrastructure and regulate domain names, researchers said today. A group calling itself "NetDevilz" claimed responsibility for the hack, which Thursday morning temporarily redirected visitors to the sites for IANA (Internet Assigned Numbers Authority) and ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers)to an illegitimate site, said researchers at zone-h.org, which provides a screen grab of the defacement: "You think that you control the domains but you don't! Everybody knows wrong. We control the domains including ICANN! Don't you believe us?" Perhaps not coincidental to the defacement, ICANN was in the news yesterday for voting to relax the rules in assigning and managing generic top-level domains, a move that would allow unique domain endings such as .ebay or .microsoft."
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