February 21, 2024



Saturn’s ‘Death Star’ moon has a hidden ocean under its surface, scientists say

3d render of the planet Saturn

ABC News

By Leah Sarnoff

February 7, 2024, 6:40 PM

Scientists have discovered a recently formed “force” under one of Saturn‘s most storied moons.

Saturn’s Mimas moon resembles the Empire’s Death Star station in the “Star Wars” franchise due to its gray, icy shell and large impact crater on its surface — but its famous likeness is not what has researchers talking.

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