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Image: Chaos on watery Europa

Jupiter's moon Europa is brimming with water. Although it is thought to be mostly made up of rocky material, the moon is wrapped in a thick layer of water – some frozen to form an icy crust, some potentially pooled in shallow ...

dateMay 11, 2015 in Space Exploration
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The origin of the Moon and its composition

The Moon is thought to have formed from the debris of a small planet that collided with the Earth. Since the composition of other planets in the solar system differs from that of the Earth, it was expected that the Moon's ...

dateApr 09, 2015 in Space Exploration
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