Planets with massive oceans are in all probability widespread within the Milky Manner

In our photo voltaic methods, there are a number of moons the place astronomers imagine that life might be discovered. This consists of Ceres, Callisto, Europa, Ganymede, Enceladus, Titan and probably Dione, Mimas, Triton and the dwarf planet Pluto. These "ocean worlds" are thought to include considerable liquid water inside, in addition to natural molecules and tidal heating – the fundamental elements of life. Which raises the overriding query: are there related moons in different star methods? That is the query that NASA's science planetaire, Dr. Lynnae C. Fast, and…