Europa awakening




Brines percolating in the icy crust of Jupiter's moon Europa may be responsible for the satellite's enigmatic chaotic terrains. A new model predicts that one such terrain is currently forming over shallow subsurface water.

Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Europa awakening
Series title Nature
DOI 10.1038/nature10701
Volume 479
Issue 485
Year Published 2011
Language English
Contributing office(s) Astrogeology Science Center
Description 1 p.
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