March 17, 2015 Astrophysicist Adam Frank says the recent discovery of all this water across the solar system has just made humanity's long-term possibilities a whole lot more possible.
The moon Ganymede (right) orbits the giant planet Jupiter in this artist's rendering. Scientists say a saline ocean lurks under the moon's icy crust.
March 12, 2015 Scientists announced in a NASA teleconference that the biggest moon in our solar system has a salty ocean hidden below its icy surface.
July 15, 2013 Just 12 miles across, the little moon was discovered in photos taken by the Hubble Space Telescope. When scientists recently rejected Vulcan as the name for one of Pluto's moons, Star Trek fans complained. Naming conventions will bar Vulcan from being used for Neptune's moon as well.
An artist's illustration, which Hubble Site says shows the Pluto system from the surface of one of its moons.
February 11, 2013 The SETI Institute has a list of 12 choices and is collecting votes online. There's also a write-in ballot. Nemo isn't one of the nominees, but write-in candidates are being accepted. Or what about a write-in for Endor? Eyder? Maybe Korva?
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