Saturn’s moon Enceladus shown to have all six of the…


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Saturn’s moon Enceladus shown to have all six of the essential elements for life, after a new study reveals the presence of phosphorus


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  1. Phosphorus was proposed as a solution to the Fermi Paradox because it is used in the power production in our cells adenosine triphosphate (ATP) and likely isn’t abundant everywhere. So life like ours might be extremely rare where phosphorus is scarce.

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  3. But does it have the spark needed to make that stuff into life?

    I’m sure you can find the ‘essential elements’ to life through out the entire universe if you look.

  4. How many years will we piss away resources kicking around rocks on Mars while life is out there amongst gas giants.

  5. Even if we could reach the planet, and start drilling, how would we expect to not get crushed by the pressures of the ocean underneath? supposing we made a hole to the water and could avoid getting shot out by the geyser, the ice surrounding the planet would create such high pressures, greater than even the bottom of the Mariana trench.

  6. It would be cool, but wouldn’t it also be really hard for life there mainly due to the intense gravity from Saturn as it orbits?

  7. Scientist: This place has the basic elements for life!
    American Gov’t:….
    Scientist: There is “Oil”
    American Gov’t: We must go to war with them!

  8. Unless it has a bunch of minerals and money it doesn’t matter cause we won’t be going. if it benefits wealthy people then we do it. example we have a homeless crisis in America right now and no one cares because there’s no money in it..