Europa’s Crust May Be Riddled With Pockets Of Water

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Greenland’s “double ridge” formations may have implications on a satellite millions of kilometres away. Jupiter’s moon, Europa, has an icy shell with double ridge formations that potentially have shallow pockets of water with evidence of life. Although it’s uncertain if the Europa and the Greenland ridges formed because of similar processes, the fact that Greenland’s double ridges were formed due to the refreezing, pressurisation, and fracture of shallow pockets of water make this a very real possibility, potentially making it easier to get samples of Europa’s water for examination. Read full article here

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