NASA sending probe to Europa in search of ancient sub-glacial life

February 26, 2015 by  
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With past life on Mars already likely , NASA is making plans to venture farther into the solar system by sending a probe to Europa to search for life. One of Jupiter’s many moons, about the size of Earth’s moon, Europa has been the subject of much interest by astronomers for years. The Hubble space telescope first captured images of water vapor there in 2012, causing some scientists to suspect a salty ocean that lies beneath its glacial crust might contain evidence of life. Read the rest of NASA sending probe to Europa in search of ancient sub-glacial life Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Ames Research Center , europa , europa clipper , hubble telescope , jupiter , Life , moon , nasa , probe , vapor plume

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There’s so much snow in the US and Canada that snow tunnels are now a thing

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Click here to view the embedded video. When a few inches of snow falls in your yard, it’s time to find the shovel and dig out a path, but what do you when several feet of the cold stuff lands outside your door? Apparently, you dig out a tunnel . Or at least, that’s what some people have done: creating tunnels up to 40 foot long in an attempt to locate buried cars, access sidewalks, and generally quell the tedium and frustration of being submerged in epic quantities of snow. Read the rest of There’s so much snow in the US and Canada that snow tunnels are now a thing Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 2014 , 2015 , Ari Goldberger , bike path , boston , canada , Climate Change , Marcel Landry , MBTA , snow , snow tunnel , snowfall , winter

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