Jupiter's Moon Ganymede Contain Numerous Saltwater Ocean

March 13, 2015 10:54 AM

3 0

The Hubble Telescope confirms that Jupiter’s moon, Ganymede, contain numerous salty oceans. Magnetic field of the moon gives birth to different auroras. Scientists carried out more than 100 computer models in order to analyze these auroras of Ganymede. They concluded that the oceans present on the surface of the moon are around 60 miles thick. Generally, oceans are considered as one of the basic element for the emergence of life. Therefore, the latest discovery indicates that life may exist on the Ganymede.

Washington (dpa) – An underground ocean discovered on Jupiter’s largest moon Ganymede is thought to hold more water than all of Earth’s oceans, NASA said Thursday.

Read more

To category page

Loading...