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Science  29 Nov 2002:
Vol. 298, Issue 5599, pp. 1721
DOI: 10.1126/science.1078335

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Lifting Titan's Veil Exploring the Giant Moon of Saturn. Ralph Lorenz and Jacqueline Mitton. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2002. 268 pp. $29, £19.95. ISBN 0-521-79348-3.

As the Cassini-Huygens mission approaches the solar system's second largest satellite, the authors offer a nonspecialist account of Titan, its atmosphere, and our efforts to learn more about both.