• Jupiter's moon Europa has a salty ocean where life could exist. A thick ice shell separates the ocean from our exploration vehicles, and it´s not known how far down we´d need to drill. But why drill at all, when evidence for life could
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  • Jupiter´s moon Io is the most volcanically active body in the solar system. Could it also be a habitat for life?
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  • Jupiter´s moon Europa has a salty ocean, and scientists have long wondered if life could be found there. One scientist says Europa also has enough oxygen to support an ocean teeming with life.
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  • Jupiter´s moon Europa has a salty ocean, and scientists have long wondered if life could be found there. One scientist says Europa also has enough oxygen to support an ocean teeming with life.
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  • A new study finds that microbes on spacecraft might be able to survive on Mars longer than previously thought. The key to their survival? Dust.
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  • Single-celled organisms found in lakes of liquid asphalt may indicate the type of extreme life that could exist on Saturn´s moon, Titan.
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  • Seeing the Closest Aliens Will Take Centuries
    As telescopes become more advanced, we´ll be able to see more details about planets orbiting other stars – including indications that those planets have life. However, it would probably take many centuries before we could actually see the aliens.
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  • Cracks in the icy shell of Jupiter´s moon Europa contain sulfur-rich material. An expedition to a sulfur spring in the Arctic could help solve some mysteries about Europa – including its potential for life.
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