Table salt may be hiding in Europa’s underground sea

A new study by researchers at Caltech and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, indicates that the subterranean world ocean on Jupiter's moon Europa may be more Earthlike than scientists believed. Visible-light spectrographic analysis show that yellow stains on Europa's icy crust are common table salt, suggesting that the Europan ocean may be similar to its terrestrial counterparts... Continue Reading Europa's ocean may be more Earthlike than previously thought Category: Space Tags: Europa Hubble Jupiter Keck observatory NASA

Life on Jupiter's moon Europa? Discovery of table salt on the surface boosts hopes

Europa, a frozen moon around Jupiter, is believed to be one of the most habitable worlds in the solar system. It was first imaged in detail by the Voyager 1 probe in 1979, revealing a surface ...

Fri 14 Jun 19 from Phys.org

Europa's ocean may be more Earthlike than previously thought

A new study by researchers at Caltech and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, indicates that the subterranean world ocean on Jupiter's moon Europa may be more Earthlike ...

Wed 12 Jun 19 from Gizmag

Table salt compound spotted on Europa

A familiar ingredient has been hiding in plain sight on the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa. Using a visible light spectral analysis, planetary scientists at Caltech and the Jet Propulsion ...

Wed 12 Jun 19 from Phys.org

The Briny Deeps of Europa Brim With Table Salt

Wed 12 Jun 19 from Discover Magazine

Ocean on Jupiter's moon Europa has table salt, just like Earth's seas

The huge ocean sloshing beneath the ice shell of the Jupiter moon Europa may be intriguingly similar to the seas of Earth, a new study suggests.

Thu 13 Jun 19 from FOXNews

There's table salt on one of Jupiter's moons

The ocean that scientists believe exists underneath Europa's thick icy crust might be more like our own than previously thought. According to a new study published in Science Advances, ...

Thu 13 Jun 19 from Engadget

Jupiter's watery moon, Europa, is covered in table salt - CNET

Get your popcorn ready, we're headed to Europa.

Wed 12 Jun 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

Hidden oceans beneath Jupiter's icy moon Europa contain basic table salt just like Earth's oceans

Scientists confirmed that it was sodium chloride on Europa's surface by obtaining four observations of the moon from the Hubble Space Telescope from May to August in 2017.

Wed 12 Jun 19 from Daily Mail

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