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NASA to make tantalizing announcement about water worlds later today

NASA to make tantalizing announcement about water worlds later today

The discovery pushes Enceladus to the top of the list of places most worth searching for life beyond the Earth , and it's likely to change the kind of instruments we will mount on future missions sent to ocean worlds in the solar system. Icy plumes can be seen emanating from the "bottom" of Enceladus. But everything else is there: water, organics, an energy source and more. But Waite and his colleagues used the onboard mass spectrometer to study the plumes, and discovered molecular hydrogen ...



NASA releases images of Earth at night and they are just breathetaking

These maps are not only attractive images of our urban societies, but they also serve a science goal, offering a resource to study human cities and movement around the globe. Seasonal vegetation, clouds, aerosols, ice cover and even faint atmospheric emissions change the way light is seen in different parts of the world. "Thanks to VIIRS, we can now monitor short-term changes caused by disturbances in power delivery, such as conflict, storms, earthquakes and brownouts", said Román.


Tech Press Weighs In On Galaxy S8

Tech Press Weighs In On Galaxy S8

The new phone will also include a new dual-lens camera that is positioned vertically down the side of the device as had been previously suggested by tipsters. Hence, we expect a lot of complaints coming up relating to the fingerprint scanner at the back. The company hinted in its statement that the refurbished Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will not roll out in every market in the world.


Cassini finds ingredient of life at Saturn's moon Enceladus

Cassini finds ingredient of life at Saturn's moon Enceladus

If there are indeed microbes living in the moon's ocean, they could tap that energy source as sustenance. Jupiter's moon Europa is another so-called "ocean world" in Earth's outer solar system that is believed to harbor a sea of tidally heated water beneath its frozen crust.


Watch NASA Announce a Discovery About

Watch NASA Announce a Discovery About "Oceans Beyond Earth" This Afternoon

NASA and others are quick to point out this latest discovery does not mean there's life on Enceladus (ehn-SEHL'-uh-duhs), but that there may be conditions favorable for life. A press conference viewer, asking questions of the scientists via Twitter, asked if NASA was talking about bacteria or algae - or giant squids. "The next time we go back.