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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 month 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…

4 months ago

Enceladus Causes Snowfall On Other Moons of Saturn

Radar evidence shows that geysers on Enceladus are ejecting water that turns to snow. The snow not only falls back…

4 months 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…

7 months 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.

1 year 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…

2 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…

2 years ago

Are There Enough Chemicals on Icy Worlds to Support Life?

A new study by researchers from the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics indicates that the chemicals necessary for life as…

2 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 494: Icy Moons Update 2018

Thanks to Cassini and other spacecraft, we've learned a tremendous amount about the icy worlds in the Solar System, from…

2 years ago

Could There be Alien Life Right Beneath the Surface of Icy Worlds Like Enceladus and Europa?

A new study conducted with the support of the NASA Astrobiology Institute has theorized that life may exist on the…

2 years ago