Thursday, 19 March 2015

Aurorae indicate subterranean ocean on Ganymede

An ultraviolet light show has provided space scientists with the best evidence yet that the Jovian moon Ganymede has a gigantic ocean beneath its icy surface. Images captured by the Hubble Space Telescope of the aurorae in the moon's tenuous atmosphere provide what NASA calls the best evidence yet for a wet Ganymede where life could exist... Continue Reading Aurorae indicate subterranean ocean on Ganymede

Section: Space

Tags: aurora, Galileo mission, Hubble, NASA

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