"Because in Cyberspace, no one can hear you scream."
Wednesday, March 16, 2005
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The Cassini spacecraft's two close flybys of Saturn's icy moon Enceladus have revealed that the moon has a significant atmosphere. Scientists, using Cassini's magnetometer instrument for their studies, say the source may be volcanism, geysers, or gases escaping from the surface or the interior.
Saturn just gets more interesting as the day goes by. Although Enceladus is small (it's about 300 miles wide) any gases on the moon would evaporate as their is little gravity on that ball of ice.
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