europa water plumes

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…

10 months 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

New Research Raises Hopes for Finding Life on Mars, Pluto and Icy Moons

A new research study conducted by an international team of researchers indicates that life can survive in a variety of…

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

NASA Says James Webb Telescope will Study Solar System’s “Ocean Worlds”

When it is deployed in 2018, the James Webb Space Telescope will spend some of its time studying the "Ocean…

3 years ago

Europa Lander Could Carry a Microphone and “Listen” to the Ice to Find Out What’s Underneath

A research team from Arizona State University is developing a seismometer that could be mounted a lander mission to Europa…

3 years ago

Europa’s Venting Global Ocean May Be Easier To Reach Than We Thought

Today, NASA announced that images taken by the Hubble Space Telescope have shown more evidence of water plumes on Europa's…

4 years ago