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Europa has Water in its Atmosphere

New research indicates that Jupiter's moon Europa has water vapor in its trailing atmosphere, which could inform missions headed there…

1 month ago

Beyond “Fermi’s Paradox” XIII: What is the “Ocean Worlds” Hypothesis?

Could it be that we haven't heard from any aliens because theyre mainly space whales living live inside icy bodies…

12 months ago

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…

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

2 years ago

NASA Wants to Send a Low-Cost Mission to Explore Neptune’s Moon Triton

A team of researchers from NASA and the Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) recently proposed a low-cost mission to explore…

3 years ago

ARCHIMEDES: Digging into the ice on Europa with lasers

To explore Europa for signs of life, NASA in investing in a number of technologies, which includes a laser-mining concept…

3 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…

3 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…

3 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…

3 years ago