Europa (moon)

January 5, 2016

NASA has begun working on its next great space observatory

Thanks to an infusion of Congressional funding, NASA has accelerated development of a telescope that could answer some of the most fundamental questions about both the […]
September 14, 2015

Who’s Out There?—M Dwarfs and Subice Oceans

Before Kepler 452b grabbed our attention with its near-Earth size orbit in the Goldilocks (liquid water) zone of a G2 sun like ours, the M dwarf stars were […]
June 23, 2015

Who’s Out There?—Possibilities Keep Growing (1)

The more we learn about exoplanets and our own solar system, the more remarkable the universe seems, and the more possibilities for life emerging elsewhere, or […]
June 21, 2015

Are ALIENS hiding on Jupiter's Europa? Let's find out, cry NASA bods

NASA has finished sketching out plans to send a probe to Europa, Jupiter’s most curious moon, and is ready to put the operation into action. “Today […]
May 28, 2015

NASA Kicks Off Mission To Find Life On Jupiter's Moon

NASA has started its mission to discover if Jupiter’s icy moon Europa could potentially harbour an ocean teeming with alien life. The agency has selected nine […]
January 3, 2015

So – You’re Still Interested in Astronomy? Galilean moons

Hello again. Last time, we looked at the many moons of Jupiter – well, 63 of them at any rate. If you remember, Jupiter has 67 […]
December 1, 2014

So – You’re Still Interested in Astronomy? Jupiter

Hello again. Last time, we looked at the two moons of Mars, Phobos and Deimos. Today, I thought we’d start to look at 10 facts you […]