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.
The world's largest amphibious aircraft AG600 developed by Chinese designers, has successfully passed ground testing. "Ground tests are completed, which indicates the base readiness flight machine to implement the first flight," said the Chinese aircraft Corporation.
Director Ekaterina Eremenko "Lake Vostok. Ridge mountains of Madness" was awarded the Grand Prix of the oldest science film festival — Academia Film Olomouc in the Czech Republic. Eremenko worked on the film for 18 years and became the first Russian woman who spent over a month at the inland Antarctic station "Vostok".
Creator cameras mats Wernersson published on its YouTube channel a video demonstrating the Assembly process of the camera lens. Almost every component of a lens with a focal length of 90 millimeters and an aperture of f/2.8 made by hand. The hull is carved from a solid piece of aluminum.
Pyongyang has threatened to destroy a nuclear submarine of the U.S. Navy, which earlier this week came in South Korea's port of Busan. "When Michigan will try at least to move, he will be doomed to the miserable fate of becoming an underwater Ghost, unable to return to the surface" — promise propagandists from North Korea.
American film Director Oliver stone has confirmed that a film about Russian President Vladimir Putin. It is reported by The Sydney Morning Herald, which the filmmaker gave an interview. The newspaper claims that the picture, which, in particular, will talk about Russia's influence on U.S. elections, will be a hit.
The mission of the British spy plane RC-135W to collect data on the Russian military base on the Baltic sea was revealed through a mobile app for tracking passenger liners. The media drew attention to the fact that the development of the spy plane RC-135W cost the country $ 650 million pounds.