Science

Saturn's moon has a subsurface ocean and may Harbor life

Sep 11, 2014

New candidate for extraterrestrial life: Enceladus

The moon experiences fluctuations in gravitational pull from Saturn and all of the other 50+ moons. These tidal forces pull and flex the ice, causing it to rub together.  It seems reasonable that the friction caused the ice within the moon to have melted into liquid water.  

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