The icy Jovian moon has a strange surface -- regions of flat ice interrupted by chaotic terrain. What causes the chaos? Europa's internal heat convection may hold the key. Continue reading →
The equator of Europa and other icy moons of Jupiter may have some especially bizarre, spiky landscapes that would be big trouble for landing spacecraft.
Europa has only been seen from afar, but its aura of intrigue has inspired scientists to study ideas as to how to explore the icy Jovian moon. Continue reading →
"Europa Report," that hits theaters on Friday, is a brilliant, gritty and intelligent story about the first manned mission to Europa. Continue reading →
What's the best way to explore Jupiter's icy moon Europa? If tests by British scientists and engineers are anything to go by, bombing its icy crust with a heavy bullet-shaped penetrator should do the trick. Continue reading →
Despite a squeezed budget, it looks like NASA has been allocated the seed money for a mission to Europa. ->
The discovery of magnesium sulfate salts in Europa's ice is further evidence that suggests minerals are cycling in and out of the sub-surface ocean. ->
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