Saturn’s Moon, Enceladus, Spews Water from a Geyser-Like Plume

NASA’s Cassini mission enables scientists to rethink the nature of a hundred geysers they found on Enceladus, Saturn’s sixth moon. They reconsidered their previous explanation on erupting jet-like geysers on Enceladus and concluded that the jets are salty, alkaline curtains. They suggest that Enceladus contains not only water, but also sodium salts.

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