Europa: Ocean World

Scientists believe there is an ocean hidden beneath the surface of Jupiter’s moon Europa. NASA-JPL astrobiologist Kevin Hand explains why scientists are so excited about the potential of this ice-covered world to answer one of humanity’s most profound questions.

Undersea footage provided by John Delaney, University of Washington

To learn more about Europa, visit: http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/europa/overview.cfm

Posted on January 22, 2015, in News from the Cosmos, News from the Solar System and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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