Episode 411

347: Searching for Life on Europa? Going Under the Ice


March 27th, 2018

12 mins 59 secs

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About this Episode

We’re now learning that icy worlds seem to be the best places in Solar System where life could be hiding. Worlds like Europa and Enceladus, which have vast oceans of liquid water beneath a shell of water ice. Clearly we need to explore these worlds, to go deep down beneath the ice to explore the ocean depths. But how do you drill through kilometers of ice to reach it?

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