Enceladus

There are Ocean Currents Under the ice on Enceladus

Underneath its shell of ice, the globe-spanning ocean of Enceladus isn't sitting still. Instead, it might possibly host massive ocean…

2 weeks ago

The Interior of Enceladus Looks Really Great for Supporting Life

When NASA's Voyager spacecraft visited Saturn's moon Enceladus, they found a body with young, reflective, icy surface features. Some parts…

3 months ago

Why Does Enceladus Have Stripes at its South Pole?

A study led by the Carnegie Institute of Science has determined why Enceladus' has its mysterious Tiger Stripes.

1 year ago

Enceladus is Filled with Tasty Food for Bacteria

As soon as the Cassini-Huygens mission arrived the Saturn system in 2004, it began to send back a number of…

2 years ago

Until We Get Another Mission at Saturn, We’re Going to Have to Make Do with these Pictures Taken by Hubble

A new Hubble image of Saturn and six of its Moons reminds us how visually stunning Saturn is.

3 years ago

Complex Organics Molecules are Bubbling up From Inside Enceladus

According to the last study based on Cassini data, complex organic molecules exist within Enceladus and are being released through…

3 years ago

Scientists Find that Earth Bacteria Could Thrive on Enceladus

A recent study by a team of German scientists has demonstrated that a certain strain of Earth bacteria could survive…

3 years ago

New Study Says Enceladus has had an Internal Ocean for Billions of Years

A new study by an international team of researchers has shown that Enceladus has been producing enough energy in its…

3 years ago

Check Out NASA’s New Instrument that will Look for Life on Enceladus

NASA recently unveiled their SELFI instrument, which will search Enceladus' plumes to look for signs of life in the interior

3 years ago

NASA Says James Webb Telescope will Study Solar System’s “Ocean Worlds”

When it is deployed in 2018, the James Webb Space Telescope will spend some of its time studying the "Ocean…

4 years ago