If we're getting this information from material that's been spewed into orbit, we might not ever have to drill beneath the surface to look for life. Any life that's in Enceladus' ocean would have been ejected by those same vents. A mission to sample that dust, and check for carbon compounds, and microorganisms might… » 3/12/15 9:29am 3/12/15 9:29am

Remember stuff like this whenever someone says "Lots of brilliant scientists believe in (insert crazy idea here)" Just because you're very good in one field of expertise, it doesn't always follow that you know what you're talking about when you're outside it. » 3/04/15 1:17pm 3/04/15 1:17pm