NASA astrobiologist Rocco Menichelli (Rocco Manicelli) announced the possible existence of a subsurface ocean of Enceladus bioluminescent organisms. This Manicelli said in an interview with Gizmodo.
The expert believes that on Enceladus can live tardigrades, which is also called the "little water bears". They have high survivability and is able to exist in the hot springs, and under the ice. The energy from hydrothermal vents of the moon, according to Menichelli, converted to glow.
"It is quite possible... We know that organisms that live in the eyes of some deep sea fish are bioluminescent and capable of emitting light, — said the expert. — "Water bears," are adorable. It is not beyond possibilities".
Interplanetary station Cassini found, that water jets discharged from the interior of Enceladus contained up to 1.4 percent molecular hydrogen and to 0.8 percent carbon dioxide. These connections are critical for the biosynthesis of methane by microorganisms and show that in the subsurface ocean of Saturn's present hydrothermal vents. Near them chemical reactions occur between mineral rocks and organic matter.
Enceladus the sixth largest moon of Saturn. Around the planet the moon goes 32.9 hours. The radius of Enceladus is about 25, and the mass is 200 thousand times smaller than Earth.
According to the experts in the field of climate change, by the year 2020, mankind is expected to greatly reduce emissions of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere that the average temperature on the planet has not increased by more than two degrees. Otherwise, climate change could lead to unpredictable consequences.
Designer Tyler Hansen has studied the beta version of the iOS operating system 11 and found in it a confirmation of the many rumors about the iPhone 8. In particular, has undergone a change, many applications and system elements. They were altered in accordance with the new design of the iPhone, says Hansen.
The SKOLKOVO Foundation announced the launch of the tours of the innovation centre. The project is designed for representatives of professional communities, students and teachers of Universities, companies specialized in the priority for the "SKOLKOVO" directions and a wider audience, according to a press release.
Russian designer Ekaterina Dobryakova presented a capsule collection of clothing. The main theme of the lineup became tropical prints. Things demonstrated presenter Helen Volatile. "If summer is not coming to your town — then you need to imagine you're in another city," said the designer.
A resident of the British city of Wolverhampton, County of West Midlands, winning a million pounds (about 77 million) in the Euromillions lottery has decided to remain a cashier in a supermarket. She earns £ 9 per hour, which is only 1.5 pounds more than the minimum salary permitted in the UK.
Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with former U.S. Secretary of state Henry Kissinger, who arrived in Moscow to participate in the "Primako readings". "You know that they have a long dialogue, trust," — reminded the press-Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov. 93-year-old diplomat meets with Putin.