Could life exist beneath the surface of Saturn's moon? Dione may have a sea hidden under 60 miles of ice



Saturn's moon Dione may have an ocean, according to new data from the Cassini mission to Saturn.
Two of the planet's other moons - Titan and Enceladus - have already been revealed to harbour global oceans under their icy crusts. 
New gravity data from recent Cassini flybys of the giant planet suggest that Dione's crust floats on an ocean 62 miles (100km) below the surface, according to researchers at the Royal Observatory of Belgium. 
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3 October 2016 in Science &Technology, Views: 32
Source: Daily Mail
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