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Methane in the Plumes of Saturn’s Moon Could Be a Sign of Alien Life

After NASA‘s Cassini spacecraft discovered a surprisingly large amount of methane — along with a relative high concentration of dihydrogen and carbon dioxide molecules — in the plumes of Saturn’s moon, Enceladus, a study published in Nature Astronomy concludes that the high levels of gas cannot be explained by known geochemical processes.