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Saltwater Similar to the Earth’s Oceans has been Seen on Europa. Another Good Reason Why We Really Need to Visit This Place

Jupiter's moon Europa is an intriguing world. It's the smoothest body in the Solar System, and the sixth-largest moon in…

1 year ago

An Insulating Layer of Gas Could Keep a Liquid Ocean Inside Pluto

A new study led by Japanese researchers indicates that Pluto could have a subsurface ocean, provided there is an "insulating…

1 year ago

A Nuclear-Powered Tunneling Robot that Could Search for Life on Europa

The search for life has led astronomers to the icy moons in our Solar System. Among those moons, Europa has…

2 years ago

NASA’s Plans to Explore Europa and Other “Ocean Worlds”

At the Planetary Science Vision 2050 Workshop this week, NASA made a series of presentations outlining plants to explore Europa…

3 years ago

How Do We Terraform Saturn’s Moons?

Within the Saturn system, there are many moons which could present the opportunity terraforming. But to do so presents many…

4 years ago