Jupiter’s Moon Europa

Jupiter’s Moon Europa The solar system has always been a little like a sports team: everyone knows the starting lineup—the eight great plants and Pluto batting ninth. But it’s the minor leagues—the 183 moons—that hold the real surprises. Of that huge swarm, perhaps none is as intriguing as Jupiter’s Europa, a frozen world with an [...]

Hubble Telescope Spots Possible Water Plumes On Icy Jupiter Moon

Hubble Telescope Spots Possible Water Plumes On Icy Jupiter Moon LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Hubble Space Telescope has spotted possible water plumes spewing from one of Jupiter’s icy moons. NASA said Monday the workhorse telescope detected the activity in the south pole of Europa where an ocean is thought to exist beneath its icy [...]