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NASA plots flight to Europa

NASA plots flight to Europa | Europa News | Scoop.it
NASA is plotting a robotic mission to Jupiter's watery moon Europa, a place where astronomers speculate there might be some form of life.
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Thousands of Microbe Species Live in This Buried Antarctic Lake

Thousands of Microbe Species Live in This Buried Antarctic Lake | Europa News | Scoop.it
Drilling through half a mile of ice let scientists uncover the first solid evidence of life in a subglacial lake
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Follow the radio waves to exomoons

Follow the radio waves to exomoons | Europa News | Scoop.it
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Scientists hunting for life beyond Earth have discovered more than 1,800 planets outside our solar system, or exoplanets, in recent years, but so far, no one has been able to confirm an exomoon. Now
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Watch Bill Nye and Special Guests in The Lure of Europa | The Planetary Society

Watch Bill Nye and Special Guests in The Lure of Europa | The Planetary Society | Europa News | Scoop.it
We've posted the full video of our Washington, D.C. event exploring the lure of Europa, the moon of Jupiter with more liquid water than the Earth.
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Europa Clipper Would Wash Out Other Nuclear-powered Missions | SpaceNews.com

Europa Clipper Would Wash Out Other Nuclear-powered Missions | SpaceNews.com | Europa News | Scoop.it
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NASA tests under-ice rover for future Europa missions | Science! | Geek.com

NASA tests under-ice rover for future Europa missions | Science! | Geek.com | Europa News | Scoop.it
One of the most enticing targets for future space exploration in our own cosmic backyard is the Jovian moon Europa. It’s the only object in the solar system where we know there is [...]
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Here's the laser-powered robo drill NASA is developing to explore Europa

Here's the laser-powered robo drill NASA is developing to explore Europa | Europa News | Scoop.it
The federal government has freed up $15 million to fund a NASA mission to Jupiter’s moon Europa, and this is the high-tech laser drill they want to use when they get there.
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Icy Jupiter Moon Has Potential for Life? | Uncover California

Icy Jupiter Moon Has Potential for Life? | Uncover California | Europa News | Scoop.it
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14 Wonderful Things We Learned From Bill Nye's Reddit AMA

14 Wonderful Things We Learned From Bill Nye's Reddit AMA | Europa News | Scoop.it
The Redditsphere was overwhelmed with cries of “BILL! BILL! BILL! BILL!” on Tuesday as science educator Bill Nye 'the Science Guy,' and two NASA scientists engaged in an immensely entertaining and informative Ask Me Anything (AMA) on the ...
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NASA solicits proposals for science equipment on Europa probe

NASA solicits proposals for science equipment on Europa probe | Europa News | Scoop.it
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NASA Calls for Europa Mission Ideas : DNews

NASA Calls for Europa Mission Ideas : DNews | Europa News | Scoop.it
Europa hides an ocean of liquid water beneath its icy crust; NASA wants to seek out its life-giving potential. Continue reading →
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Targeting Icy Europa: NASA Seeks Ideas To Explore Potentially Habitable Moon

Targeting Icy Europa: NASA Seeks Ideas To Explore Potentially Habitable Moon | Europa News | Scoop.it
What lies beneath the cracked, thick ice on the surface of Europa? NASA is hoping to fly a mission to the Jupiter moon in the coming years to see if it is indeed a promising site for life. If this concept is approved in the budget, think of the mission as a recce: NASA will…
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Ideas wanted for NASA mission to Jupiter's icy moon Europa

Ideas wanted for NASA mission to Jupiter's icy moon Europa | Europa News | Scoop.it
Under its icy crust, Jupiter's moon Europa could harbor a vast ocean of potentially life-supporting liquid water, and NASA has issued a call for proposals for science instruments for mission that aims to study the mysterious moon like never before.
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NASA Looking for Ideas From Scientists to Help Their Mission to Europa

NASA Looking for Ideas From Scientists to Help Their Mission to Europa | Europa News | Scoop.it
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What We Might Find in Europa's Alien Ocean World

What We Might Find in Europa's Alien Ocean World | Europa News | Scoop.it
In Arthur C Clarke's 2001 A Space Odyssey, the supercomputer HAL issues a last instruction to the Discovery crew ALL THESE WORLDS ARE YOURS EXCEPT EUROPA ATTEMPT NO LANDING THERE. What might we find? To prove that life exists, or...
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I am Bill Nye The Science Guy and CEO of The Planetary Society, I'm here with NASA's Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan and JPL's Europa Study Scientist Robert Pappalardo to talk about Europa—the moon of...

I am Bill Nye The Science Guy and CEO of The Planetary Society, I'm here with NASA's Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan and JPL's Europa Study Scientist Robert Pappalardo to talk about Europa—the moon of... | Europa News | Scoop.it
**[Edit]:** Oh how we wish we could stay and answer all of your questions. We had a lot of fun, but we all need to head off to talk about Europa later...
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How to Look for Alien Life in Space Geysers

How to Look for Alien Life in Space Geysers | Europa News | Scoop.it
The search for extraterrestrial life should start in our own solar system, says Bill Nye, the Science Guy, in a video interview.
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NASA’s ice-drilling Europa robot gets tested in Alaska | Science! | Geek.com

NASA’s ice-drilling Europa robot gets tested in Alaska | Science! | Geek.com | Europa News | Scoop.it
A new type of cryo-robot could be the key to drilling dozens of kilometers through alien ice, letting astronomers take readings from some of the most ancient water in the solar system.
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Icy moon explorer gets an Alaska road test - space - 24 July 2014 - New Scientist

Icy moon explorer gets an Alaska road test - space - 24 July 2014 - New Scientist | Europa News | Scoop.it
Camped on a glacier, Lisa Grossman meets a robot that could pierce the ice of Jupiter's moon Europa and check its hidden ocean for signs of life
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Researchers Test A Prototype Of An Alien-Hunting Robotic Ice Drill

Researchers Test A Prototype Of An Alien-Hunting Robotic Ice Drill | Europa News | Scoop.it
Recent discoveries of active under-ice oceans on Europa and Enceladus have kindled speculation that life may exist at the outer reaches of our solar system. But to prove it, we're going to have to employ devices like the one recently tested by Stone Aerospace researchers in Alaska.
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Europa and the hunt for alien life

Europa and the hunt for alien life | Europa News | Scoop.it
The search for life on other planets has long inspired science fiction novelists and Nasa missions but could one of Jupiter's moons, Europa, provide proof?
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Europa caught red-banded

Europa caught red-banded | Europa News | Scoop.it
This detailed close up of Jupiter's ice moon Europa shows its frozen water surface stained red in bands and ridges by water ice mixed with hydrated salts, possibly magnesium sulfate or sulfuric acid.
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NASA wants proposals to look for alien life on one of Jupiter's moons

NASA wants proposals to look for alien life on one of Jupiter's moons | Europa News | Scoop.it
NASA has set its sights on Europa, one of Jupiter’s moons, to explore the icy orb for potential life within our galaxy. Now the space agency is seeking proposals for scientific experiments to take place during the mission.
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NASA is seeking help to find life on Europa

NASA is seeking help to find life on Europa | Europa News | Scoop.it
NASA is taking submissions for scientific equipment for a future mission to Jupiter's moon Europa. The goal? To find some kind of life below the icy surface.
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NASA Seeks Proposals for Europa Mission Science Instruments - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA Seeks Proposals for Europa Mission Science Instruments - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory | Europa News | Scoop.it
NASA has issued an Announcement of Opportunity (AO) for proposals about science instruments that could be carried aboard a future mission to Jupiter's moon Europa.
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Does Jupiter icy moon Europa contain alien life? NASA wants to hear you

Does Jupiter icy moon Europa contain alien life? NASA wants to hear you | Europa News | Scoop.it
In an effort to find life beyond this planet, NASA is calling for proposals on science instruments that could be carried on a spacecraft. Here’s how you can participate.
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