BRUIE, a submersible that drives upside-down under sea ice, may one day explore extraterrestrial seas on Europa or Enceladus for signs of life.
Sharp spikes called penitentes may be waiting to impale any spacecraft that lands in the moon's low latitudes.
Europa is irradiated by Jupiter’s intense magnetosphere, but you don’t have to dig far before life finds a way (theoretically).
The Galileo spacecraft might have accidentally run through the sprinkler of Europa’s plumes.
Asteroids have been spitballing life juice at each other for billions of years, and we have the receipts.
New research in Nature Geoscience predicts the hellish future fates of ice worlds like Jupiter’s moon Europa or Saturn’s moon Enceladus.
A look at the amazing photos and stunning science from the ARTEMIS mission in Antarctica.
“The NIMPH system combines in situ resource utilization, miniaturization, [and] electric propulsion.”
It's an estimated 4 billion years old.
The thick, viscous ocean is right beneath its icy heart.
We might not need to look for a “Goldilocks” planet after all.
Bricolage master Tom Sachs and his team operate a handmade aeronautics program to find new lifeforms, and sometimes grow poppies, in outer space