Saturn’s moon Enceladus has deep-sea hydrothermal vents much like the ones that sustain life on Earth

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 13:22 in Astronomy & Space

On its deepest dive through the spray that shoots up from Saturn’s icy moon Enceladus, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft picked up signs of molecular hydrogen and carbon dioxide — two ingredients that feed many microbes living around hydrothermal vents on Earth. The findings, described in the journal Science,...

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