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David Kipping: Hunting Alien Moons

Harvard University and Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics presents David Kipping talking about finding alien moons in this lecture. Summary description by Harvard: With NASA’s Kepler space telescope now finding Earth-size planets, could it be possible to detect alien moons around distant worlds? So far no one has, but that doesn’t mean they’re not out there …

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NASA: Jupiter moon’s subsurface ocean of water

Can there be life elsewhere? A proposed mission to Jupiter’s icy moons would explore Europa and Ganymede. Data from a previous NASA planetary mission, Galileo, have provided scientists evidence of what appears to be a body of liquid water just beneath the icy surface of Jupiter’s moon, Europa. The data suggest that, not only is …

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