Classical Mythology. a giant with a hundred arms buried under Mount Etna, in Sicily.
Astronomy. a natural satellite of the planet Saturn.
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All are geared toward an astrobiological investigation that would look more closely for signs that Enceladus is habitable to life.The best places to find extraterrestrial life in our solar system, ranked | Neel V. Patel | June 16, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
In some ways, Enceladus ought to be higher up my list than Titan, were it not for the fact that there just simply isn’t any mission on the books right now to study it.The best places to find extraterrestrial life in our solar system, ranked | Neel V. Patel | June 16, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
There are already orbital surveys of the surfaces of Europa and Enceladus in the works.Extraterrestrial Life Could Be Hiding in Our Galaxy’s Interior Ocean Worlds | Jason Dorrier | March 21, 2021 | Singularity Hub
This suggests that Titan, like Europa and Enceladus, has a sub-surface reserve of liquid water.The Four Most Promising Worlds for Alien Life in the Solar System | Gareth Dorrian | September 24, 2020 | Singularity Hub
If there is life on Enceladus, though, it may be hard to find.These Images Expose the Dark Side of the Solar System - Issue 89: The Dark Side | Corey S. Powell | August 26, 2020 | Nautilus
Enceladus is, however, furious at what he considers a cowardly acceptance of their fate, and urges his brethren to resist.Keats: Poems Published in 1820 | John Keats
There can be little doubt but Enceladus and Typhon are only different names for the same monster.Prometheus Bound and Seven Against Thebes | Aeschylus
Enceladus, another redoubtable giant, also created by Gæa, now appeared to avenge Typhœus.Myths of Greece and Rome | H. A. Guerber
Encel´ados (Latin, Enceladus), the most powerful of all the giants who conspired against Jupiter.Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1 | The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
The sixth and seventh satellites, Mimas and Enceladus, were discovered by him in 1789.Sir William Herschel: His Life and Works | Edward Singleton Holden
British Dictionary definitions for Enceladus (1 of 2)
Greek myth a giant who was punished for his rebellion against the gods by a fatal blow from a stone cast by Athena. He was believed to be buried under Mount Etna in Sicily
British Dictionary definitions for Enceladus (2 of 2)
a very bright satellite of Saturn
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