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Saturn’s moon may host an ocean

Enceladus' geysers could have delivered sodium from its underground ocean and into Saturn's E ring

6:26pm, June 24, 2009

Editor’s Note: Last summer, Science News posted a story about salt found in Saturn’s E-ring and its implications for a possible ocean inside Enceladus, the moon that supplies the particles for that ring. Now, the two studies cited in that story have both been published in the June 25 Nature. We’ve updated the story – the last three paragraphs – to include some additional interpretations of the findings.

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