“A Miniature Earth Beneath Europa’s Chaos?”

  The surface of Jupiter’s moon Europa features a widely varied landscape, including ridges, bands, small rounded domes and disrupted spaces that geologists call “chaos terrain.” Three newly reprocessed images, taken by NASA’s Galileo spacecraft in the late 1990s, reveal details in diverse surface features on Europa that Arthur C. Clarke, author of Space Odyssey … Continue reading “A Miniature Earth Beneath Europa’s Chaos?”