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Amalthea Flyby: The Heat is On
Topic: Jupiter System
09/12/02
Summary: On November 5, the Galileo spacecraft with fly less than 100 miles over one of Jupiter's moons called Almathea. The moon is unique as one that gives off more heat than it receives from the Sun--perhaps from Jupiter's radiation bands or tidal heating.

Jupiter Uncloaks: Most Moons Ever Found at Once
Topic: Jupiter System
08/07/02
Summary: When Galileo's first telescope found 4 Jovian moons, could he have imagined? The most moons ever found at once--11. Discovered by Hawaii astronomers using a 7-foot lens at Mauna Kea, the moons must have been captured from solar-orbitting asteroids.

Jovian Moons
Topic: Jupiter System
06/02/02
Summary: Jupiter's four largest moons were discovered by Galileo in 1610. Three of them might hold oceans of liquid water beneath their icy exteriors. Liquid water is a prerequisite for life.

Ganymede's Liquid Past
Topic: Jupiter System
03/09/01
Summary: Long swaths of bright, flat terrain on surface of Jupiter's moon Ganymede may testify that water emerged there about billion years ago.

Jovian Moons
Topic: Jupiter System
02/02/01
Summary: Jupiter's four largest moons were discovered by Galileo in 1610. Three of them might hold oceans of liquid water beneath their icy exteriors. Liquid water is a prerequisite for life.

Evidence of ocean on Jupiter's moon Ganymede
Topic: Jupiter System
12/21/00
Summary: Data from the Galileo space probe suggest that liquid water may lie beneath Ganymede's icy crust.

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