Death Star Wobble Could Foreshadow Subterranean Ocean

October 17, 2014 10:20 PM

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Mimas, one of Saturn’s more mysterious moons has been shown to have a telltale wobble that might just be indicative of the presence of underground water (or even a subterranean ocean).

A new study conducted by an international team of astronomers has focused on Mimas, the smallest of Saturn’s main moons. Scientists from the United States, Belgium and France have taken countless high-resolution photographs of Mimas (also called the “Death Star”) with the help of the Cassini spacecr...

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