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How does living in an endless ocean sound? For some, a perpetual sea-side view may be a dream come true. And that dream may already be a reality for extraterrestrial life, according to a new study which suggests that watery exoplanets tilted on their axis in just the right way would boast a "rather mild" and habitable climate.

Experts have been searching for planets outside or solar system that could support life for a long time now. Nearly 2,000 exoplanets beyond our solar system have been identified to date, and NASA experts and their colleagues recently affirmed their belief that a stunning 10 to 20 percent of all the stars in the sky may host habitable planets.

Here are the creepiest, crawliest, and down-right ickiest creatures ever to swim the depths of the oceans. So, if you need me I'll be right here in the shallow end of the kiddie pool. Happy swimming, everybody!

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Via: NASA
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft and Deep Space Network have uncovered evidence Saturn's moon Enceladus harbors a large underground ocean of liquid water, furthering scientific interest in the moon as a potential home to extraterrestrial microbes.

Researchers theorized the presence of an interior reservoir of water in 2005 when Cassini discovered water vapor and ice spewing from vents near the moon's south pole. The new data provide the first geophysical measurements of the internal structure of Enceladus, consistent with the existence of a hidden ocean inside the moon. Findings from the gravity measurements are in the Friday April 4 edition of the journal Science.
Via: Quartz
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Scientists captured video of these beautiful sea creatures off the coast of Puerto Rico. Some of these weird and stunning animals are so new that they haven't been named yet. Marine science experts of all kinds were able to watch the videos as they were streamed online in real time and discuss the findings in a chatroom. 

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