In article <12264-4412A0DA-631@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
> I know this is probably a very dumb question for all you leaned people,
> but how do they know it is water coming from those geysers, and not
> something else like liquid nitrogen or something else?
Nope, it's a fine question. I wish the press releases had explained
better. As far as I can tell, all the articles are in the March 10
issue of _Science_. From just a quick glance, I gather Cassini had
both UV spectroscopy and mass spectrometry to identify the water.
If there's a real expert around, how about commenting further?
Steve Willner Phone 617-495-7123 swillner@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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