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16 Nov 11 at 6 pm

"Data from a NASA planetary mission have provided scientists evidence of what appears to be a body of liquid water, equal in volume to the North American Great Lakes, beneath the icy surface of Jupiter’s moon, Europa.

The data suggest there is significant exchange between Europa’s icy shell and the ocean beneath. This information could bolster arguments that Europa’s global subsurface ocean represents a potential habitat for life elsewhere in our solar system. The findings are published in the scientific journal Nature…”

(via NASA)

tags: nasa  ocean  life  alien  astrobiology 
"Data from a NASA planetary mission have provided scientists evidence of  what appears to be a body of liquid water, equal in volume to the North  American Great Lakes, beneath the icy surface of Jupiter’s moon, Europa.    The data suggest there is significant exchange between Europa’s icy  shell and the ocean beneath. This information could bolster arguments  that Europa’s global subsurface ocean represents a potential habitat for  life elsewhere in our solar system. The findings are published in the  scientific journal Nature…”
(via NASA)
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