Ocean of Enceladus –“May Be Old Enough for a ‘Free Lunch’ for Life”

    Enceladus is a small moon, an ocean world about 310 miles (500 kilometers) across. Its salty subsurface ocean is of interest because of the similarity in pH, salinity and temperature to Earth’s oceans. Plumes of water vapor and ice particles — detected by the NASA’s Cassini spacecraft — erupting hundreds of miles into … Continue reading Ocean of Enceladus –“May Be Old Enough for a ‘Free Lunch’ for Life”