Evidence of Liquid Water on Saturn's Moon Enceladus

Saturn's moon Enceladus contains a large body of water under its surface, new research has confirmed. This has led scientists to speculate that the icy moon may even have conditions suitable for life.
Data from NASA's Cassini Equinox spacecraft revealed negatively charged water molecules in the moon's atmosphere.
"While it's no surprise that there is water there, these short-lived ions are extra evidence for sub-surface water and where there’s water, carbon and energy, some of the major ingredients for life are present," said Andrew Coates from University College London's Mullard Space Science Laboratory.

Full article by Ian O'Neill on Discovery News



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