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"Search for a Second Genesis" --The "Webb" -Hubble's Science-Centric Successor- to Probe Oceans of Enceladus and Europa" (WATCH Today's 'Galaxy' Stream)

"We chose these two moons because of their potential to exhibit chemical signatures of astrobiological interest," said Heidi Hammel, executive vice president of the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA), selected by NASA as an interdisciplinary scientist for...        
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