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Ingredients to Support Life at Enceladus
Cassini mission scientists have announced that a form of chemical energy that life can feed on appears to exist on Saturn's moon Enceladus. Researchers indicate that hydrogen gas, which could potentially provide a chemical energy source for life, is pouring into the subsurface ocean of Enceladus from hydrothermal activity on the seafloor.

Little Galaxy Hosts Surprisingly Powerful Black Hole
A supermassive black hole inside a tiny galaxy is challenging scientists' ideas about what happens when two galaxies become one.