Big Picture Science – As the Worlds Turn: Britney Schmidt
by Gary Niederhoff on October 16, 2012
Part 2 of As the Worlds Turn, featuring Britney Schmidt, research scientist at the University of Texas, Austin, on finding an enormous ocean beneath the frozen surface of Jupiter’s moon Europa. Could it harbor life?
Nearly 70 years after extraterrestrials supposedly pushed the wrong button in their spacecraft and nose-dived into scrubby ranchland near Roswell, New Mexico, that town is again in the news. ... (read more)