Europa

water worlds
water worlds

Evidence of an Alien Ocean Found in Defunct 1990s Spacecraft Data

The Galileo spacecraft might have accidentally run through the sprinkler of Europa’s plumes.
Becky Ferreira
5.15.18
Pass the Salt
Pass the Salt

These Stunning Blue Alien Crystals Contain Water and Organic Molecules

Asteroids have been spitballing life juice at each other for billions of years, and we have the receipts.
Becky Ferreira
1.10.18
Hoth
Hoth

Europa and Enceladus ‘Will Have No Habitable Period,’ Says Study on Ice Worlds

New research in Nature Geoscience predicts the hellish future fates of ice worlds like Jupiter’s moon Europa or Saturn’s moon Enceladus.
Becky Fereira
7.31.17
ALIENS
ALIENS

An Alien-Hunting Submarine Is Being Tested in Antarctica

A look at the amazing photos and stunning science from the ARTEMIS mission in Antarctica.
Daniel Oberhaus
5.7.17
Space
Space

Trump Stalls NASA Europa Lander, But There’s Another Concept in the Works

“The NIMPH system combines in situ resource utilization, miniaturization, [and] electric propulsion.”
Becky Ferreira
3.27.17
ancient life
ancient life

The Oldest Life on Earth Has Been Discovered in Canada's Arctic

It's an estimated 4 billion years old.
Bryson Masse
3.1.17
nasa
nasa

Pluto Likely Has an Ocean of Water Deep Under Its Surface

The thick, viscous ocean is right beneath its icy heart.
Kate Lunau
11.16.16
ALIENS
ALIENS

Who Needs a Sun? Alien Life Could Survive Off of Cosmic Rays

We might not need to look for a “Goldilocks” planet after all.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.17.16
Canada
Canada

Why Is This Weird Glacier Yellow? The Answer Could Help Find Alien Life

This is the best analog on Earth for Jupiter's moon, Europa.
Kate Lunau
9.27.16
nasa
nasa

Why Jupiter’s Moon Europa Is the Best Candidate For Finding Life Off Earth

Scientists think they saw vapour plumes spewing from its surface.
Kate Lunau
9.26.16
Space
Space

This Submersible Is Designed to Explore an Alien Sea

EurEx offers a new approach to exploring the solar system’s most tantalizing moon.
Becky Ferreira
8.21.16
nasa
nasa

Congress Wants Not One, But Two Europa Missions

This icy world could be our best bet for finding life.
Amy Thompson
5.22.16