Data from the Cassini mission have revealed molecules in ice grains emanating from the icy, water-rich world.
The 'abiotic' methane may hold clues about its presence elsewhere in the solar system, researchers say.
The conference about a "major new science mission" will be held at 4 p.m. EDT.
The moon contains the key requirements for life.
Where do they come from? How do they work? And of course, will they help us find aliens?
There are about 400 subglacial lakes around the world, but these are the first scientists believe to be salty.
Recent studies have delivered encouraging signs—here's what we now know.
Enceladus is a "hot spot" in the search for extraterrestrial life.
A white Christmas on Enceladus is pretty much a given every single year.
Saturn's Enceladus has become a prime search location for alien life as potentially habitable waters appear to flow beneath its icy crust.
The super high-tech machine will be able to identify the ingredients of the moon's "tiger stripe" geysers.
Don't cry too much about Cassini. Upcoming missions are going to Mars, Mercury, the Sun, Europa and several asteroids.
The hacking collective says that NASA is about to announce that we are not alone. But things aren't quite that simple.
NASA scientists announced today that Enceladus, the sixth-largest moon of Saturn, has hydrothermal vents that are actively releasing hydrogen. Because such ecosystems are known to support life, the discovery confirms that Enceladus is a habitable environment.
The discovery means Enceladus is one of our best hopes for extraterrestrial life.
Saturn's moon Enceladus is only 300 miles wide—it would fit between New York City and Charlottesville, Va.