Scientists Discuss Potential for Life In Solar System on Saturn Moon

March 14, 2015 5:08 AM

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Enceladus, is a moon of Saturn and may only be about 300 miles in diameter, but a recent study suggests that may also be one of the few places beyond Earth—but within our solar system—likely to contain oceans. The other potential objects include Saturn’s large moon Titan as well as the Jupiter moons Europa and Ganymede.

In this latest study, though, Cassini spacecraft team member Sean Hsu, from of the University of Colorado, led research which observed that Enceladus may potentially possess a lake of water between its icy surface and molten core.

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