Triton's subsurface ocean
Here's another article in astrobilogy magazine discussing the implications of Jodi Gaeman's research on a possible subsurface ocean in Triton on extraterrestrial life.
The outermost ocean in our solar system
A recent article in Icarus, led by former graduate student Jodi Gaeman suggests the presence of an ocean under the icy shell of Neptune's moon, Triton. If present, this ocean will be the outermost known ocean in our solar system. At an average temperature of -97° C, this ammonia-rich ocean was sustained over 4.5 billion years by tidal blanketing and readiogenic heating.
Read more about this research in this New Scientist article.
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Subsurface ocean in Triton.
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