NASA announces alien life could be thriving on one of Saturn’s moons

In a live broadcast today, NASA researchers announced the agency had uncovered the existence of some of the key ingredients necessary for life as we know it on Saturn’s icy moon, Enceladus. Scientists already knew that the moon had liquid water on the surface, due to the presence of geysers spewing water near the moon’s south pole.  Now, hydrogen has been detected in those jets of water, which suggests the strong possibility that Enceladus’s oceans could support microbial life.

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