Tag Archives: Europa

Subsurface oceans everywhere and the possible pervasiveness of life

Well, it now looks like Ganymede, one of Jupiter’s moons, has a subsurface ocean. Ganymede’s great distinction among moons – apart from its size – is that it has its own magnetic field. Hubble has managed to track that field’s … Continue reading

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It’s time to look for life in Europa’s ocean

Lee Billings has a fascinating article up at Aeon asking why we continue to send missions to Mars when the best chance of life existing today is in Europa’s underground ocean. If Europa is alive, if some biology dwells within … Continue reading

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NASA planning a robotic mission to Europa

Related to my last post on Europa Report, a movie I discovered when I read these articles earlier today, and also in the category of things I somehow missed, NASA is planning a robotic mission to Europa.  This is exciting … Continue reading

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Europa Report, a review

Somehow I completely missed the release of this movie.  It seems to represent the beginning of something I’ve hoped to see for a while: small independent productions that make use of the lowering cost of CG technology to make narrow … Continue reading

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