Science Facts About Space from IFLScience

Although it’s just the size of our moon, Europa may hold two to three times the volume of liquid water found in Earth’s oceans.

Credit: Ted Stryk/JPL/NASA, via Science News Magazine.

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Our Solar System has some pretty crazy weather. More information:http://bit.ly/1j0GpGI

Image courtesy of NASA.

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Image via The Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe.

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Crewmembers of the International Space Station returning from space walks have described the smell of space as an acrid aroma that could be the result of atomic oxygen adhering to their spacesuits. // The Dancing Rest:

Crewmembers of the International Space Station returning from space walks have described the smell of space as an acrid aroma that could be the result of atomic oxygen adhering to their spacesuits.

Read more: http://bit.ly/15p5UtK

Image: NASA/ESA/ESO/Wolfram Freudling et al. (STECF)

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Today Mars is dry and rocky – but 4 billion years ago it was covered in water. What would that look like?

This visualization by Kevin Gill shows what modern Mars might look like if it still had oceans and an atmosphere. NASA has also released a video of what the surface of Mars might have looked like 4 billion years ago, when it was still covered in water.

Watch the video here: http://bit.ly/1cpDzsi

via [IFLScience]

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