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Water on Europa May Mean LIFE is There Too

In a finding of significance in the search for life beyond Earth, scientists have discovered what appears to be a body of liquid water the volume of the North American Great Lakes locked inside the icy shell of Jupiter’s moon Europa--which could represent a new...
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Earth May Exist Because Jupiter Does

Shuttle space trips may be over, but spacecraft launches are still going on, and on August 5th, NASA launched the spacecraft Juno, which will explore Jupiter's secrets. Astronomers think that the presence of Jupiter may help explain how the Earth came to exist....
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Possible ET Habitats

Data from the Galileo space probe suggests there's an ocean on Jupiter's moon Europa, which is Earth-like and could harbor life. The moon's icy crust is relatively thin, with cracks and vents, which would allow gases, heat and organic matter to reach water underneath. This is same situation that probably exists on Mars.

Europa?s ocean...

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