Scientists using the Hubble Space Telescope have found out that there is an ocean beneath the surface of Jupiter’s largest moon, Ganymede. According to NASA officials, this ocean that is buried under a thick crust of ice may hold more water than the collective amount of water on Earth. 108 more words
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Well, it now looks like Ganymede, one of Jupiter’s moons, has a subsurface ocean.
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Ganymede’s great distinction among moons – apart from its size – is that it has its own magnetic field.
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