Moons of Jupiter

Started by poche, March 07, 2013, 12:50:39 AM

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The huge ocean sloshing beneath the icy shell of Jupiter's moon, Europa, likely makes its way to the surface in some places, suggesting that astronomers may not need to drill down deep to invevstigate it.


Jupiter's icy moon Europa is thought to be hiding a saltwater ocean beneath its thick outer crust, an exciting prospect for scientists searching for extraterrestrial life in our solar system.

A fresh look at decade-old observations from NASA's Galileo mission could help researchers pick the ideal spot to probe Europa in the future to get an idea of what's below its surface.;_ylt=AjZuEScjkefrEdmpkmQSV_wSscB_;_ylu=X3oDMTE1YmtjNGZuBG1pdAMEcG9zAzM0BHNlYwNsbl9TcGFjZUFzdHJvbm9teV9nYWw-;_ylg=X3oDMTBhYWM1a2sxBGxhbmcDZW4tVVM-;_ylv=3

clau clau

Patient: "Doctor, am I going to be alright?"
Doctor: "I'm not too sure, Mercury is in Uranus now"
Patient: "But I don't know much about astronomy and space"
Doctor: "Neither do I, but I do know that my thermometer just snapped inside you."

The comments on the video below are predictably hilarious.

Falling Into Uranus (Simulation)

Father time has an undefeated record.

But when he's dumb and no more here,
Nineteen hundred years or near,
Clau-Clau-Claudius shall speak clear.