space exploration

Europa: NASA Starts ‘The Final Countdown’ For Mission To Find Life

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NASA is planning to send a robotic mission to Europa, one of Jupiter's moons, to collect water samples and search for life.


Jupiter Just Took An Asteroid For Us

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An asteroid that might have been heading for Earth has hit Jupiter. Thanks Jupiter...


Astronomer Sees Jupiter Get Hit With a Rock Again


Anthony Wesley, having the chick magnet hobby of astronomy, has apparently managed to hit the galactic lotto twice and has witnessed Jupiter getting pegged by intergalactic space projectiles not once, but twice.


Jupiter Loses A Stripe, No One Loses Sleep

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I hope everyone has already taken my lead and stocked up on extra rifle ammo.



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NatGeo recently reported that the ice-covered oceans of Europa contain 100 times more oxygen than prior models predicted, meaning the satellite can sustain more complex life-forms than previously thought: That amount of oxygen would be enough to support more than just microscopic life-forms: At least three million tons of fishlike creatures could theoretically live and breathe on Europa, said study author Richard Greenberg of the University of Arizona in Tucson.

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