Tuesday, 13 May 2014

NASA: On Jupiter's satellite there is life

Employees at NASA said that the hydrosphere on Jupiter's satellite Ganymede is an appropriate environment for the birth of life.

Ganymede is composed of rocks, ice and water. Satellite structure, consisting of alternating layers of water and ice, which is not freezing due to significant concentrations of salt in it.

Rocks and salt water, which are in contact with each other, represent a critical path of organic compounds. In addition on Ganymede is present atmosphere, which has oxygen, which also makes the heavenly body conditions favorable for the emergence of life.

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