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Wednesday, October 02, 2002



Oceans in the Outer Solar System?

The BBC is reporting that some scientists think that oceans are more common than previously thought, contending that Saturn and Neptune's moons might have oceans. The evidence for the ocean is threefold - coming from magnetic effects observed by the passing Galileo spacecraft, surface features that suggest there could be an ocean beneath them and calculations of heat flow from Europa's interior.


posted by John Branch @ 8:05 AM


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