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How Could We Detect Life Inside Enceladus?

A new study provides estimates on what an astrobiology mission could find when it goes to Enceladus and samples its…

1 month ago

Will Enceladus finally answer, ‘Are we alone?’

We recently examined how and why the planet Mars could answer the longstanding question: Are we alone? There is evidence…

3 months ago

NASA has Built a Collection of Instruments That Will Search for Life Inside Europa and Enceladus

Scientists at NASA JPL and Colorado University have created a new instrument for finding signs of life, called the Ocean…

4 months ago

Solar System Tours: Plumes of Enceladus

“We’re coming up on the plumes!” The co-pilot announced over the intercom. The other six passengers and I took our…

7 months ago

Watch: 14 Hours of Enceladus Geyser Action

What a parting gift the Cassini mission gave us. Below is a movie sequence of images, garnered from the final…

1 year 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…

2 years 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.

3 years ago

The Raw Materials for Amino Acids – Which are the Raw Materials for Life – Were Found in the Geysers Coming out of Enceladus

According to a recent study, Enceladus' plumes may contain the building blocks of amino acids, which are the building blocks…

3 years 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…

4 years ago

New Research Raises Hopes for Finding Life on Mars, Pluto and Icy Moons

A new research study conducted by an international team of researchers indicates that life can survive in a variety of…

5 years ago