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There may be extraterrestrial life in our solar system - Augusto Carballido

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Deep in our solar system, a new era of exploration is unfolding. Beneath the thick ice of Europa; in the vapor plumes on Enceladus; and within the methane lakes of Titan, scientists are hunting for extraterrestrial life. These moons are ‘ocean worlds’— they contain liquid oceans, which can support the formation of life. Does life exist on ocean worlds? Augusto Carballido explores the possibility.

Enceladus is known as a(n) _____ world.

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Meet The Creators

  • Director Igor Coric
  • Animator Nemanja Petrovic
  • Illustrator Jelena Vasiljevic
  • Music Bozidar Obradinovic
  • Educator Augusto Carballido
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Script Editor Emma Bryce
  • Fact-Checker Eden Girma

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