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Evidence for a subsurface ocean on Europa

  title={Evidence for a subsurface ocean on Europa},
  author={Sigridur Soley Kristjansdottir},
AbstractEuropaisoneofthefourGalileansatellitesorbitingJupiter. Itwasdiscoveredby Galileo Galilei in 1610 and has since intrigued scientists and amateurs alike.Its location in the outer solar system permits water ice to exist in abundant formandbeneaththeicyshellofEuropascientistsbelievewatertoexistinliquidform.Theformationofridges,cycloidsandotherlinearfeaturescrisscrossingthesurfacesuggest the presence of a liquid water layer underlying the crust. Calculations… 



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