Hubble Spots Huge Subterranean Oceans on Jupiter's Largest Moon

March 16, 2015 12:19 PM

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NASA’s Hubble Telescope provides most conclusive evidence of oceans on the surface of Ganymede. The latest observation reveals presence of huge subsurface ocean on the Jupiter’s moon. . Additionally, the data indicates that these subterranean oceans contain more water than all the oceans of the Earth. Nonetheless, the oceans are around 60 miles and buried beneath 95 miles thick ice layer of Ganymede’s surface. This is the first time when any space telescope has confirmed all the previous hypothesis related to Ganymede.

According to the statement of NASA, the Jupiter-orbiting moon Ganymede harbors an ocean beneath its icy surface which indicates the possibility of the presence of life. The discovery has been made with the help of Hubble Space Telescope and it unveils a mystery of the largest moon of the solar syste...

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