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Posts tagged Europa

March 6, 2017

 

Via NASA: "This composite image shows suspected plumes of water vapor erupting at the 7 o’clock position off the limb of Jupiter’s moon Europa. The plumes, photographed by NASA’s Hubble’s Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph, were seen in silhouette as the moon passed in front of Jupiter."

The Search For Microbial Life On Europa

Water jets may aid our search for life on Europa.

November 16, 2015

 

Europa's water supply creates plumes of vapor around the planet.

Probing Through the Ice: From Antarctica To Europa

Europa, Jupiter's moon, has water that may support life. The only problem is it's buried under a thick layer of ice.

June 25, 2014

 

Europa is covered with ice that's cracked by tidal forces.

The Ocean Of Europa

Could the frigid waters of Jupiter's moon Europa host alien life?

October 5, 2011

 

Oxygen-Rich, Cold, And May Have Life!

A Moment of Science looks at the many different moons in our solar system.

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