Extraterrestrial Life Hiding On Europa, NASA Believes

Extraterrestrial Life Hiding On Europa, NASA Believes

Extraterrestrial Life Hiding On Europa, NASA Believes Extraterrestrial : NASA would be sending a robotic craft to Jupiter’s frozen moon Europa. A humongous ocean is allegedly trapped under the moon’s frozen surface according to the space organization. Moreover, they are considering the possibility that aliens might be swimming in it. NASA: Aliens Hiding On Europa The space organization released three goals it is considering related to the upcoming search for life. The agency stated that its primary goal is to search for proof of life on the frozen moon. “The other goals are to assess the habitability of…

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The terrifying robots set to mine the seabed: Machines to search for gold and other precious metals on the ocean floor

The terrifying robots set to mine the seabed: Machines to search for gold and other precious metals on the ocean floor

The terrifying robots set to mine the seabed: Machines to search for gold and other precious metals on the ocean floor Terrifying : While many firms are looking to the moon for mining opportunities, one Australian firm believes there could be precious metals a lot nearer to home. Deep-sea robots will be sent to mine mineral deposits in the deep ocean in 2019 in a test for a controversial new scheme. As land-based mineral stores are becoming depleted, the ocean floor is becoming a more attractive mining prospect, containing gold,…

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Banned chemicals persist in deep ocean

Banned chemicals persist in deep ocean

Banned chemicals persist in deep ocean Chemicals banned in the 1970 s have been found in the deepest reaches of the Pacific Ocean, a new study shows. Scientists were surprised by the relatively high concentrations of pollutants like PCBs and PBDEs in deep sea ecosystems. Used widely during much of the 20th Century, these chemicals were later found to be toxic and to build up in the environment. The results are published in the journal Nature Ecology and Evolution. The team led by Dr Alan Jamieson at the University of…

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Pluto may have an icy sea beneath its surface

Pluto may have an icy sea beneath its surface

Pluto may have an icy sea beneath its surface (CNN)Dwarf planet Pluto may be hiding an icy ocean beneath its surface, according to two new reports published by the scientific journal Nature. The papers seek to explain why Sputnik Planitia — a 1,000 kilometer-wide, nitrogen-covered basin in Pluto’s heart-shaped northern region — is permanently aligned with the dwarf planet’s moon Charon. “It’s like they’re in an arm-to-arm dance, always facing each other,” said Richard Binzel, professor of planetary sciences at MIT, who was involved in the New Horizons mission to…

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