“Is it Habitable?” –Jupiter’s Moon Europa Churned by Impacts and Zapped by High-Energy Radiation

    Jupiter’s moon Europa and its global ocean may currently have conditions suitable for life. Scientists are studying processes on the icy surface as they prepare to explore.“The radiation that bombards Europa’s surface leaves a fingerprint,” said Kevin Hand, project scientist for the Europa Lander mission in a 2018 study. “If we know what … Continue reading “Is it Habitable?” –Jupiter’s Moon Europa Churned by Impacts and Zapped by High-Energy Radiation