Saturn's Moon May Be Hiding Hot Ocean Under Icy Surface

March 16, 2015 2:31 AM

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New research suggests that Enceladus, a moon of Saturn, may be harboring a warm subsurface ocean. According to experts, that means the moon could be habitable.

Observations made by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, which has been investigating Saturn since 2004, reveal that one of the giant planet's moons may have hydrothermal activity underneath its icy surface. The evidence comes by way of rocky particles that may have recently formed, as a result of chemical r...

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