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Strange Icy Spikes May Cover Jupiter's Moon

Posted 03.29.2013 | Science

By: Miriam Kramer Published: 03/28/2013 02:18 PM EDT on THE WOODLANDS, Texas — The equator of Jupiter's icy moon Europa may be covered ...

Poem: Europa

Hannah Stephenson | Posted 05.19.2013 | Arts
Hannah Stephenson

Image courtesy of Nicole Dextras Europa Even while surrounded by ice, there is buried water not frozen, never freezing. Floating in the dark brine...

Space Agency Eyes 'Clipper' Mission To Distant Moon

Posted 12.14.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 12/13/2012 05:28 PM EST on SAN FRANCISCO — Though NASA is devoting many of its exploration resources to Mar...

E.T. Secrets Hide Beneath Ice On Earth, Scientists Say

Posted 05.29.2012 | Science

Microbes living at the edges of Arctic ice sheets could help researchers pinpoint evidence for similar microorganisms that may have evolved on Mars,...

Robot Submarine On Jupiter's Moon Is 'Holy Grail' In Search For Life

Posted 05.25.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 03/23/2012 06:03 PM EDT on Sending a submarine to the bottom of the ocean on Jupiter's icy moon Europa is the m...

Going Beyond Planet Earth at the American Museum of Natural History

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 03.10.2012 | College
Zoe P. Strassfield

If you're in New York City before Aug. 12, I wholeheartedly recommend seeing Beyond Planet Earth.

Flying Titan's Skies

Huffington Post | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 01.05.2012 | Science

AVIATR (Aerial Vehicle for In-situ and Airborne Titan Reconnaissance) is a proposed exploration mission that could fly the skies of Saturn's moon Tita...

NASA: Evidence Of Liquid Water Found On Jupiter's Moon

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 11.17.2011 | Technology

New research that suggests Jupiter's moon Europa has a body of water the size of the Great Lakes just two miles below its icy surface has brought scie...

Life at the SETI Institute: Cynthia Phillips -- Decipering the Cosmic Puzzle

SETI Institute | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
SETI Institute

By Gail Jacobs An expert in processing spacecraft images of the planets, Dr. Cynthia Phillips is particularly interested in the search for active ge...

Life at the SETI Institute: Europa -- Exploration of an Extraterrestrial Ocean

SETI Institute | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
SETI Institute

By Dr. Cynthia B. Phillips Planetary geologist at the Carl Sagan Center for the Study of Life in the Universe, SETI Institute Jupiter's moon Europa ...

Letter to Europe

Markus Ziener | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Markus Ziener

Barack Obama may be the anti-Bush. But make no mistake: That doesn't mean he is a European. This at least has become crystal clear in the weeks since ...