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Life in Europa's Salty Ocean?

Jupiter's frigid moon could be one of the best bets for extraterrestrial life in our solar system.

Jupiter’s frigid moon Europa could be one of the solar system’s best bets to find extraterrestrial life. Scientists have long wondered if the moon’s vast subsurface ocean, sandwiched between a rocky mantle and a global sheet of ice, could prove as habitable as Earth’s early oceans.

And now there is further evidence. 

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