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Plumes of Water at Europa's South Pole? (1 of 4)

Caption: This is an artistic illustration of Europa's icy surface with a water jet in the foreground and Jupiter and the sun in the background. This image relates to a paper that appeared in the 13 Dec., 2013, issue of Science, published by AAAS. The paper, by Lorenz Roth at Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio, TX, and colleagues was titled, "Transient Water Vapor at Europa's South Pole."

Credit: [Image courtesy of Lorenz Roth, Southwest Research Institute / USGS]

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