SwRI Scientists: More Evidence Found For ‘Building Blocks Of Life’ On Saturn’s Moon

The carbon0based material was identified on the moon, Enceladus, by the Cassini spacecraft.

By Paul FlahiveJune 29, 2018 9:30 am|

From Texas Public Radio:

Scientists have found large carbon-rich organic compounds from Saturn’s moon Enceladus, according to an article in the journal Nature publishing Thursday.

The data comes from the now destroyed Cassini spacecraft, which orbited the icy moon.

“Were looking at very rich complex organic compounds that are a very important part of biological structures and making life,” said Hunter Waite, space scientist for the Southwest Research Institute and co-author of the paper.

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