Saturn's Moon Enceladus could have Hot Ocean

March 16, 2015 1:03 PM

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Saturn's Moon Enceladus could have Hot Ocean

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Cassini spacecraft has been studying the second largest planet in the solar system Saturn from a long time. The unmanned spacecraft has found several interesting and astonishing things about the planet. Now, the mission has found that Saturn’s moon Enceladus could have a warm subsurface ocean. The ocean’s presence making experts believe that the moon could be habitable.

According to the mission’s findings, Enceladus could have hydrothermal activity underneath its icy surface. The new research is based on rocky particles that were captured by one of the spacecraft’s instrument. According to reports, the particles were the results of a chemical reaction between rock ...

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