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Scientists Create New Type of Salt Crystal That Could Exist on Europa | GeekWire

2023-02-21 00:00:00

A prime target in the search for extraterrestrial life is Europa, a moon of Jupiter that's covered with a sheet of salty ice. But what kind of salt is there? Researchers say they've created a new kind of salt crystal that could fill the bill, and perhaps raise hopes for finding life under the ice. Baptiste Journaux, acting assistant professor of Earth and space sciences at the UW, is quoted.

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