14 abr. 2017

Food for Lifeforms has been Found on Saturn's Moon, Enceladus

NASA has announced that they have confirmation that Saturn's moon Enceladus has a food source that could support potential microbial lifeforms. This crucial ingredient accompanies Enceladus' grocery list of elements needed to support life: carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, organic molecules, and of course, liquid water.

"Almost all of the conditions that astrobiologists have identified for habitability are present on Enceladus: water, organics, and a chemical energy source," explains Hunter Waite, from the Southwest Research Institute. "The only things that are left on the checklist are phosphorus or sulfur."

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