Jupiter’s Moon Europa May Have Water Geysers Taller Than Everest

Jupiter’s Moon Europa May Have Water Geysers Taller Than Everest

5.0 02 Scientists have discovered that the moon Europa the sixth closest moon to Jupiter has been spewing plumes of water more than 20 times taller than Mt. Everest.  The Hubble Space Telescope has taken images of this activity in recent years.  If this activity can be confirmed this might confirm the existence of life in the underground oceans on […]

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The secrets of supermassive black holes

5.0 01 Astronomers have spotted the most enormous black holes ever detected, inspiring new theories about how such pockets of extreme gravity form. Together, the two objects, which are roughly 300 million light-years away, have more mass than 30 billion suns, University of California at Berkeley astrophysicist Chung-Pei Ma tells the Associated Press. “They are monstrous,” she says. The smaller […]

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Jupiter’s Destructive Path

5.0 01 Earth may owe its existence to the planet Jupiter. New research shows that the giant planet played a key role in the formation of the solar system by barreling through it like a cosmic wrecking ball, destroying existing planets and creating debris that coalesced into new ones, including ours. Astronomers began examining this theory after finding that virtually […]

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