Europa

Natural and False colour views of Europa taken in 1997 by the Galileo Spacecraft. Credits: NASA, NASA-JPL, University of Arizona

Europa has signs of liquid water and is a prime candidate for life

Ice-penetrating radar data from Greenland suggests that shallow water pockets may be common within Europa’s ice shell, increasing the potential habitability of the Jovian moon’s ice shell.

Natural and False colour views of Europa taken in 1997 by the Galileo Spacecraft. Credits: NASA, NASA-JPL, University of Arizona

Hubble finds long term presence of water vapour on Jupiter’s moon Europa

The Hubble Space Telescope has found long term presence of water vapour on Jupiter's moon Europa, which also has an ocean under its icy surface.

Hubbles New Potrait of Jupiter November 2019 NASA ESA A Simon from Goddard Space Flight Center and MH Wong from University of California, Berkeley

Video | Jupiter: Solar System’s Giant

Astronomy and solar system video graphic on Jupiter. We explore its history, composition and impact on the early and current history of the solar system.

Hubbles New Potrait of Jupiter November 2019 NASA ESA A Simon from Goddard Space Flight Center and MH Wong from University of California, Berkeley

Podcast Episode 13 | Jupiter: Solar System’s Giant

Jupiter is the largest planet in our solar system and it has played an important role not only in how the solar system formed but also in increasing our understanding of the cosmos. We talk about the ...