6 Jun , 2018 by Matt Williams
A new study by researchers from the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics indicates that the chemicals necessary for life as we know it might be limited on Europa and other “ocean worlds”.
Astronomy, Europa, Jupiter
17 May , 2018 by Matt Williams
Using old data from the Galileo spaceprobe, a team of NASA scientists has found more evidence of plume activity on Europa’s surface.
12 Mar , 2018 by Matt Williams
A new study conducted with the support of the NASA Astrobiology Institute has theorized that life may exist on the undersides of Europa’s icy surface.
Missions, Solar System
29 Jan , 2018 by Matt Williams
According to a new study led by the Planetary Science Institute, Europa and Enceladus may have surfaces that are too soft for future missions to land on.
Astrobiology, Mars, Solar System
19 Jan , 2018 by Evan Gough
Researchers at McGill University are developing what they call the Life Detection Platform, a compact, robotic, energy-efficient system for detecting life on other worlds.
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets, Extraterrestrial
3 Dec , 2017 by Matt Williams
According to a new study by members of the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, there could be
12 Oct , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new report by an international team of scientists has found evidence of hydrothermal activity in an ancient Mars sea, which could mean life once existed there
Enceladus, Europa, James Webb Space Telescope
28 Aug , 2017 by Matt Williams
When it is deployed in 2018, the James Webb Space Telescope will spend some of its time studying the “Ocean Worlds” of Europa and Enceladus, hoping to find evidence of life.
11 May , 2017 by Matt Williams
A research team from Arizona State University is developing a seismometer that could be mounted a lander mission to Europa to listen to its interior
3 May , 2017 by Matt Williams
A team from MIT (with support from NASA) is building an instrument that will be able to test for signs of life in-situ, and on other planets and moons.
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