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Water found on Jupiter moon
December 17, 2000 12:05 PM   Subscribe

Water found on Jupiter moon "After months and months of wrestling with the data ... we believe there is very strong evidence of a layer of melted water beneath Ganymede's icy surface," said Margaret Kivelson, a space physicist at the University of California, Los Angeles.
posted by owillis (9 comments total)

 
what about beer?
posted by black8 at 12:33 PM on December 17, 2000


Hotel Ganymede will probably be either run by Disney or McDonalds.
posted by riffola at 1:03 PM on December 17, 2000


I thought it was Starbucks
posted by lagado at 3:59 PM on December 17, 2000


I loved Ganymede when Ganymede wasn't cool.
posted by kokogiak at 5:29 PM on December 17, 2000


I went to Ganymede before it was colonized in 2061 or 3001 or whichever.
posted by daveadams at 7:44 PM on December 17, 2000


OK so as an astronomy student, I found this fascinating..

btw Io is coolest. No doubts.
posted by justnobody at 1:39 AM on December 18, 2000


Great, now we're gonna have "Bottled Jupiter Water" on the shelves too
posted by tj at 5:42 AM on December 18, 2000


obAPOD link
posted by Aaaugh! at 7:26 AM on December 18, 2000


Oh, and if you have a fast connection, the animated flyover noted in the APOD is really nifty.
posted by Aaaugh! at 9:25 AM on December 18, 2000


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