NASA Daily News Summary For Release: August 25, 2000 Media Advisory m00-167 SUMMARY NEWS RELEASES

Galileo Evidence Points to Possible Water World Under Europa's Icy Crust

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***************************** NEWS RELEASES Galileo Evidence Points to Possible Water World Under Europa's Icy Crust NASA researchers have the strongest evidence yet that Jupiter's most mysterious moon hides a fermenting ocean of water underneath its icy coat. This evidence comes from magnetic readings by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, reported in the Friday, Aug. 25, edition of the journal Science. Europa, the fourth largest satellite of Jupiter, has long been suspected of harboring vast quantities of water. Since life as we know it requires water, this makes Europa a prime target for the search of exobiology - life beyond Earth. Contact for NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC: Don Savage (Phone: 202/358-1727) Contact for NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory< Pasadena, CA: Guy Webster (Phone: 818/ 354-6278) For full text see: ftp://ftp.hq.nasa.gov/pub/pao/pressrel/2000/00-131.txt ---------------------------If NASA issues any news releases later today, we will email summaries and Internet URLs to this list. Index of 2000 NASA News Releases:

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***************************** Video File - August 25, 2000 ITEM 1 - VAST OCEAN MAY LURK UNDER EUROPA'S SURFACE (ARCHIVE VIDEO) ITEM 2 - ORION TRAPEZIUM BROWN DWARF PHOTO - STSCI (REPLAY) ITEM 3 - EXTREME GRAVITY: BENDING TIME AND SPACE - GSFC (REPLAY)

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