Cassini Finds Evidence for Hydrothermal Activity on Enceladus

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has provided planetary researchers the first evidence that Enceladus – the sixth-largest of Saturn’s moons – exhibits signs of hydrothermal activity which may resemble that seen in the Earth’s oceans. The Cosmic Dust Analyzer (CDA) instrument on Cassini has repeatedly detected miniscule rock particles, rich in the element silicon, near Saturn since [...] —> Read More