Friday, November 18, 2011

Lakes upon the Europa

We've long known that a liquid ocean exists beneath the frozen crusts of Jupiter's moon Europa. But we have recently discovered lakes within the ice sheet itself. The sheets of ice over these lakes don't seem to be as thick as the rest of the crust and may allow for further exploration, drilling being easier. Its about time we went there and figured out if there is life in the deep waters, oceans, lakes etc. 

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