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Oct 2, 2015 11:30 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Our solar system has some prime locations (besides Earth) for alien life.
Sep 18, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
The big moons of Jupiter may have oceans underground. Although they are driven by the same mechanism, their nature can be radically different.
Sep 8, 2015 01:46 PM ET // Mike Wall,
NASA is exploring the idea of putting a lander on Europa to look for signs of life.
Jul 24, 2015 01:25 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
What tiny satellites could take a ride over to Europa? Here are five feasibility studies being considered to hitchhike on a NASA mission.
Jun 22, 2015 01:33 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Europa is an ice-covered moon orbiting Jupiter that likely an ocean underneath. Perhaps that ocean contains life. Perhaps it doesn't. But we're not going to know for sure until we send a probe there to check things out.
May 26, 2015 05:10 PM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA on Tuesday selected nine science instruments it believes will best address the burning question about whether Jupiter’s ocean-bearing moon Europa has indications of life.
May 12, 2015 05:19 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Salt from an underground sea on Jupiter’s moon Europa may be seeping onto the surface, then darkening as it is exposed to radiation.
May 1, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The astronomical juxtaposition couldn't be any more stark: in the series of observations above, Jupiter's icy moon Europa passes in front of Io, fellow Jovian moon, but also the most volcanically active place in the entire solar system.
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