Europa

Europa’s Nightside Glows in the Dark

A team of NASA scientists has conducted a study that shows what the surface of Europa will look like, which…

2 weeks ago

The Newest Picture of Jupiter and Europa Captured by Hubble

The venerable Hubble Space Telescope has given us another gorgeous picture of Jupiter and its moon Europa. The incredibly sharp…

2 months ago

NASA Releases a New Poster for the Europa Clipper Mission

In anticipation of this upcoming mission, NASA has released a stunning poster for the Europa Clipper mission!

2 months ago

Europa’s entire icy shell shifted 70-degrees a few million years ago

The mysterious world Europa, the ice-covered second moon of Jupiter, sports deep scars that cut across its face. An international…

3 months ago

More Evidence that Europa’s Oceans Could be Habitable

At first glance, Jupiter's moon Europa doesn't seem much like Earth. It's a moon, not a planet, and it's covered…

5 months ago

Planets With Large Oceans are Probably Common in the Milky Way

A new study by a team of NASA scientists indicates that "ocean worlds," like those in our Solar System, could…

5 months ago

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…

7 months ago

Europe’s Mission to Jupiter’s Moons Just Got its First Instrument

The ESA's JUpiter Icy Moons Explore (JUICE), which will study Europa and Ganymede for evidence of life, just got its…

9 months ago

Aquatic Rover Drives on the Underside of the Ice in Antarctica

Not all rovers are designed to roam around on the surface of other worlds like Mars. One rover, at least,…

1 year 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…

1 year ago