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View Full Version : Salt in Enceladus’ Geysers Hints at Subsurface Liquid Ocean



Fraser
2009-Apr-29, 03:40 PM
Planetary scientists say the geysers shooting from Saturn’s moon Enceladus are likely to come from a subsurface sea of liquid water. During the Cassini spacecraft’s fly-through of the geyser’s plume on October 9, 2008, the instruments on board were able to measure the molecular weight of the chemicals in the ice. Detected were [...]

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