Here's some huge news: It turns out that Enceladus, a famous icy moon of Saturn that has dozens of geysers erupting from its surface, also has complex organic molecules. But there are some things you should know before you go yelling "extraterrestrial life!" Organic molecules, or "organics" — which include elements such as carbon — can sometimes indicate life processes, but not always.
Life on Ice
Mars, Mercury, and Beyond
Ingredients For Life? Saturn Moon Enceladus Is Spewing Complex Organic Materials
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Written by Elizabeth Howell June 29, 2018
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