04/04/2014

Diving Into the Underground Ocean of One of Saturn’s Moons

11:59 minutes

Reporting in Science, researchers say Saturn’s sixth largest moon, Enceladus, may contain a large reservoir of water below its surface at its southern pole. Planetary scientist David Stevenson describes how this underground ocean got there and the possibility of life on the moon.

 

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David Stevenson

David Stevenson is a planetary science professor at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, California.

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