Saturn’s Icy Moon Enceladus: Study Proves Existence of Key Elements for Life in Outer Solar System

Saturn's Moon Enceladus With Plume

Saturn’s moon Enceladus with feathers. Through cracks in the ice crust of Enceladus, icy cryovolcanic jets erupt into space. Ice grains are formed from the global ocean beneath a layer of ice several kilometers thick. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SSI/Kevin M. Gill Researchers from the Freie Universität Berlin discovered phosphorus under the ocean of[{” attribute=””>Saturn’s moon Enceladus. The … Read more

Life After Death: Astronomers Discover Mysterious Planet That Shouldn’t Exist

Description of the Death Defying Planet

The Jupiter-like planet Halla survived the sun Baekdu’s expansion into a red giant, a process that should have swallowed it, according to astronomers from the University of Hawaii. The surprising survival prompts theories about planetary evolution, including a potential binary star origin or that Halla is a newly formed “second generation” planet. Credit: WM Keck … Read more