water

Pluto 'has slushy ocean' below surface

Posted in Science on 17th Nov, 2016
by Alex Muller

Pluto may harbour a slushy water ocean beneath its most prominent surface feature, known as the "heart".

Liquid water in the rest of the solar system is about 50 times Earth's volume of water

Posted in Science on 2nd Oct, 2016
by Alex Muller

The locations of some subsurface oceans are on Europa, Enceladus, Ganymede, Titan, the asteroid Ceres, Callisto, Dione and Pluto.

Plumes on Europa Might Confirm Suspicions of Water Beneath Its Icy Crust

Posted in Science on 30th Sep, 2016
by Alex Muller

Several missions are scheduled to investigate these findings.

The Water on Mars May Not Be Drinkable

Posted in Science on 9th Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

If the water is coming from underground, it must be held in very deep aquifers, which would make the water far too salty to desalinate.

Asteroids 'dumped water into the molten Moon'

Posted in Science on 1st Jun, 2016
by Alex Muller

How and when water got trapped in volcanic lunar rocks is a huge and open question for planetary scientists.