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NASA ‘tasted’ complex organic compounds in a blast of water from one of Saturn’s moons — and can’t yet rule out the possibility that they’re from alien life

Enceladus, an ice-encrusted moon of Saturn, hides an ocean of saltwater that blasts ice into space. NASA flew its Cassini spacecraft through the ice geysers in 2015. Scientists continue to analyse the data, and on Wednesday a group announced that it had detected complex organic molecules. Though not definitive proof […]
NASA ‘tasted’ complex organic compounds in a blast of water from one of Saturn’s moons — and can’t yet rule out the possibility that they’re from alien life