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Ice Crust In Europa Is Much Hotter Than We Thought

April 17, 2016 |

Geoscientists from Brown and Columbia universities have run a set of experiments designed to understand how much heat is created when ice is deformed. Read More

Why Is It So Hard To Go To Europa?

February 18, 2016 | 4

We’re big fans of Jupiter’s moon Europa. I mean, who wouldn’t be? It’s a weird-looking world with a bunch of crazy, colorful cracks, a thin atmosphere of oxygen, and probably a deep ocean of liquid water beneath its surface, too. Read More

Jupiter’s Moon Europa Has No Shortage Of Salt

May 13, 2015 |

Jupiter’s icy moon Europe is probably the most fascinating moon in our solar system because its the most likely places to search for alien life. Read More

It’s Official: NASA is Going to Visit Europa

February 3, 2015 |

NASA is working hard on a variety of scientific missions and has big plans to send a robotic mission to Jupiter’s moon Europa. Europa has long been thought to be one of the most likely locations to hold life outside of the Earth in our solar system. NASA is gearing up to launch the mission by the mid 2020s thanks to a boosted budget that it received for 2016. Read More

Jupiter’s Moon Europa can Count Another Similarity with Earth

September 20, 2014 | 1

NASA agency has no official plans for a mission to the Jovian moon, whose icy crust covers a watery ocean in which life could theoretically exist. Read More

Weird Moons of the Solar System: Europa The Ice Moon ?!

June 1, 2014 |

Like its jovian sibling IO, Europa is experiencing many changes, but it’s devoid of fire. The satellite is only slightly smaller than our Moon, and water ice coats its surface. Deep down, though, it is not as cold as it looks: Europa is not frozen solid. Read More

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