If extraterrestrial life exists on Jupiter's moon Europa, instead of deploying probes to drill past its ice shell to look for alien life in the ocean below, robotic probe might just find fossils on the icy surface. Europa might not....
"The reason I like Europa so much is that it’s a world whose orbital dynamics with Jupiter, its orbital resonances with the other Galilean moons, and its own rigid-body dynamics have a strong hand in creating its surface features –.... Read Post
The icy crust of Jupiter’s moon Europa may contain a huge body of water the size of the Great Lakes sitting just 1.8 miles below the surface. If confirmed, the findings could heat up the prospects of finding alien life on the chilly... Read Post