water worlds

Water Vapour has Been Discovered at Ganymede

Ganymede has been getting alot of attention lately.  It was the co-star of a video from Juno recently, and now…

3 months ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 501: Water Worlds Revisited

We're not learning that the vast majority of potentially habitable worlds out there are actually icy moons like Europa and…

3 years ago

Europan Space Whales Anyone? Planets Covered by Deep Oceans Can Still Have Life on Them

According to a new study by a pair of researchers, planets covered in deep oceans (aka. "water worlds") may be…

3 years ago

There are so Many Water-Worlds Out There

According to new research that was presented at the 2018 Goldschmidt Conference, "water worlds" may be more common than previously…

3 years ago

TRAPPIST-1 Planets Might Actually Have Too Much Water to be Habitable

A new study has cast doubt on whether or not the TRAPPIST-1 system could be habitable, indicating that it has…

4 years ago

Water Worlds Don’t Stay Wet for Very Long

A new study led by Princeton University shows that water worlds are likely to be stripped of their atmospheres (and…

4 years ago