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Even More Evidence that Europa has Geysers

Earlier this week, we shared some stunning, newly reprocessed images of Europa from NASA’s Galileo spacecraft, which visited Jupiter and…

3 weeks ago

Water Vapor Was Just Found on Europa, More Evidence There’s Liquid Water Beneath All that Ice

What's been long-suspected has now been confirmed: Jupiter's moon Europa has water. As we've learned more about the outer Solar…

7 months ago

AI Could Help the Europa Clipper Mission Make New Discoveries!

A team of NASA scientists recently developed a series of machine learning algorithms that could help the Europa Clipper find…

10 months ago

Exploring The Icy Moons of Jupiter. NASA’s Europa Clipper and ESA’s JUICE

On August 19th, 2019, NASA announced that their Europa Clipper mission has been approved to move to the next phase…

10 months ago

Even Ganymede is Showing Tectonic Activity. We’re Going to Need Another Icy Moon Orbiter

A new study shows that the surface of Ganymede was once a very tectonically active place, with evidence of slip-faulting…

2 years ago

Europa is Going to be Tough to Land on, it Could Have Towering Walls of Ice Spikes Across its Surface

According to a new NASA-backed study, Europa's surface may be covered in towering icy spikes, which could make a landed…

2 years ago

Life on Europa Would be Protected by Just a Few Centimeters of Ice

Thanks to a new study led by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, future missions to Europa will be more likely to…

2 years ago

NASA Simulation Shows How Europa’s “Fossil Ocean” Rises to the Surface Over Time

A new study by a team from NASA JPL has shown how Europa's interior ocean rises to the surface slowly…

2 years ago

There was Evidence for Europa’s Geysers Hiding in Plain Sight in Old Spacecraft Data From 1997

Using old data from the Galileo spaceprobe, a team of NASA scientists has found more evidence of plume activity on…

2 years ago