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Carolyn Porco:
Could a Saturn moon harbor life?

TED2009 · 3:29 · Filmed Feb 2009
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Carolyn Porco: Could a Saturn moon harbor life?
3:29 · Filmed February 2009 at TED2009 · Subtitles available in 38 languages

Carolyn Porco shares exciting new findings from the Cassini spacecraft's recent sweep of one of Saturn's moons, Enceladus. Samples gathered from the moon's icy geysers hint that an ocean under its surface could harbor life.

Planetary scientist
As the leader of the Imaging Team on the Cassini mission to Saturn, Carolyn Porco interprets and shares the pictures coming back from this fascinating planet, its rings and its moons. Full bio
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