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Scientists Find Evidence for “Great Lake” on Europa and Potential New Habitat for Life

Scientists Find Evidence for “Great Lake” on Europa and Potential New Habitat for Life

In a significant finding in the search for life beyond Earth, scientists from The University of Texas at Austin and elsewhere have discovered what appears to be a body of liquid water the volume of the North American Great Lakes locked inside the icy shell of Jupiter's moon Europa. The water could represent a potential habitat for life. The authors speculate many more such lakes might exist throughout the shallow regions of Europa's shell.

Four Planets Huddle Up Before Dawn Next Week

Four Planets Huddle Up Before Dawn Next Week

Four of the five planets visible to the unaided eye huddle quite close together in the pre-dawn sky next week, according to the editors of StarDate magazine.