Water vapor detected on Jupiter’s icy moon Europa

Water vapor detected on Jupiter’s icy moon Europa

Astronomers have long suspected that Europa, Jupiter's moon, holds a salty ocean beneath its thick icy crust that could support life. NASA has confirmed that they have now detected water erupting from geysers on the surface of the moon. An international research…

Hubble captures Jupiter's moon Europa in 200 km high water eruption

Hubble captures Jupiter's moon Europa in 200 km high water eruption

Data from the Hubble space telescope suggests that enormous jets of water, more than 200 kilometers tall, may be spurting intermittently from the surface of Europa, ice-shelled moon of Jupiter.

Although it’s been known since 2005 that