Enceladus

Enceladus – Saturn Moon which shows strong sings of life, fresh ice and methane. Read about enceladus facts, life, atmosphere, enceladus ocean, temperature, geysers, and enceladus pronunciation.

  • Organic Brew on Enceladus
    Cassini has discovered that plumes from Saturn's moon Enceladus are 'hot' and brimming with water vapor and organic chemicals. The surprising discovery has important implications in the search for habitable environments in the Solar System.
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  • A Brief Enceladus Shower
    Earlier this month, NASA's Cassini spacecraft made a daring flight through the icy water jets of Enceladus. The data gathered might tell us if the moon harbors a water ocean or organics beneath its surface.
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  • The Enceladus Enigma
    Plumes of water and dust that spout from the south pole of Saturn's moon Enceladus have intrigued scientists ever since the Cassini spacecraft first captured images of the phenomenon. Now, new information may help scientists determine how the massive geysers are formed.
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  • Plumbing Enceladus
    Scientists are beginning to understand the source of the giant geysers on Saturn's moon Enceladus. A new theory points to the potential existence of a liquid reservoir or lake just beneath the moon's surface.
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  • Fueling Hot Jets
    New data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft provides conclusive evidence that jets of icy particles spraying from Enceladus originate from hot spots on fractures that straddle the moon's south polar region. Enceladus caused a stir in 2005 when the jets were first found and scientists thought
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  • Enceladus Cold Case
    A new model of Saturn´s icy moon Enceladus may indicate that liquid water is not present on the moon, quelling hopes of finding life there.
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  • Rubbing Tiger Stripes
    New research suggests that the water plumes seen on Enceladus may not require the presence of liquid water near the moon's surface. However the moon may harbor a liquid ocean deep below its icy crust.
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  • A Hot Start on Enceladus
    Deep inside Saturn's moon Enceladus may be an organic brew, a heat source, and liquid water -- all the key ingredients for life. But where does the heat come from on a small body made of rock and ice? A new model suggests radioactive
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  • The Cosmic Graffiti Artist
    Astronomers have found that Saturn's moon Enceladus is pelting some of the planet's other moons with ice particles sprayed from geysers at its surface.
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  • Astrobiology Top 10: Water on Enceladus?
    Astrobiology Magazine is looking back over 2006, highlighting the Top 10 astrobiology stories of the year. At number 3 is the discovery of what may be a reservoir of liquid water on Saturn´s icy moon, Enceladus. If true, it would broaden the diversity
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