Europa

EUROPA PLUME SITES LACK EXPECTED HEAT SIGNATURES

The study of two potential plume sites on Jupiter’s moon Europa has shown a lack of expected hotspot signatures, unlike Enceladus where plumes have a very clear and obvious temperature signature, research by Planetary Science Institute Senior Scientist Julie Rathbun shows. “We searched through the available Galileo thermal data at the locations proposed as the […]

EXOTIC COSMIC LOCALES AVAILABLE AS SPACE TOURISM POSTERS

Imagination is our window into the future. New travel posters from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, envision a day when the creativity of scientists and engineers will allow us to do things we can only dream of now. You can take a virtual trip to 14 alien worlds, and maybe even plaster your living […]

SPACE’S TOP 40

Next time you tune in to public radio or the hottest Top 40 radio station, you’ll be using some of the same tools NASA uses to unravel the mysteries of the universe. Courtney Duncan, an engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, says studying radio waves coming from a known source in space […]

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