Saturday, March 29, 2008

NYT : On Saturn Moon, Life’s Basics

Scientists have been speculating about the life on Saturn's small moon Enceladus. The reason that the speculation of life is due to geysers at the south pole some 500 miles off the icy surface into space.

Since this moon does have some water, it is capable of supporting life. I would assume that relatively simple life can be formed, especially with microbes. I think that this moon is unlikely to form a complex organics.

Let's send a robot to that moon and have it search for something and relay back the information to us. It could happen in 20 years from now.

For further reading, click on the link below.

On Saturn Moon, Life’s Basics

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