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Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Jupiter’s watery moon, Europa, is covered in salt

Jupiter’s watery moon, Europa, is covered in salt

Europa's salty surface goes well with fries. NASA/JPL/University of Arizona Europa, the fourth-biggest moon orbiting gas giant Jupiter, hides a salty, liquid ocean underneath its icy shell and thus, may harbor the ingredients necessary for life. A new study has found that Europa's surface is full of sodium chloride -- table salt -- and concludes the…
NASA catches cosmic ‘dolphin’ swimming in Jupiter’s clouds

NASA catches cosmic ‘dolphin’ swimming in Jupiter’s clouds

Can you spot the dolphin-like shape? NASA/SwRI/MSSS/Brian Swift/Seán Doran We've seen some unlikely marine-inspired shapes out there in space, like a fishy rock on Mars and a pair of galaxies that look like a penguin with an egg. Now we can add a Jupiter dolphin to the list. NASA's Juno spacecraft is busy studying and…

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