back to article Hubble in another first: Water vapor spotted in atmosphere of Jupiter’s Ganymede

Plumes of water vapor on Ganymede have been spotted for the first time in the atmosphere of Ganymede, Jupiter’s largest moon. Astronomers have studied the Solar System’s largest planetary satellite for decades, though have lately only managed to detect water vapor rising from its surface, using the Hubble Space Telescope. The …

  1. FILE_ID.DIZ

    2001

    Obligatory quote - ALL THESE WORLDS ARE YOURS, EXCEPT EUROPA. ATTEMPT NO LANDING THERE. USE THEM TOGETHER. USE THEM IN PEACE.

    1. ClockworkOwl
      Alien

      Re: 2001

      PS.

      ENCELADUS AND GANYMEDE ARE ALSO NOW ON THE RED LIST...

  2. Pascal Monett Silver badge

    "Hubble in another first"

    Given that the paper has already been published, I'm guessing that this discovery is pre-borking.

    I wonder what new marvels Hubble will discover now ?

  3. Flywheel Silver badge
    Joke

    Hopefully not just the lens misting up after the enforced idle period ...

  4. macjules Silver badge

    About that Bezos man ...

    Can we send him to Ganymede then? Please? Like now?

  5. RuffianXion

    The Dept. of Redundancy department would like a word...

    "Plumes of water vapor on Ganymede have been spotted for the first time in the atmosphere of Ganymede".

    I mean, it's not like they'd be spotted anywhere else is it?

    1. Jedit Silver badge
      Trollface

      Re: The Dept. of Redundancy department would like a word...

      In fact, the Department of Redundancy Department would like several words.

    2. adam 40 Silver badge
      Facepalm

      Re: The Dept. of Redundancy department would like a word spelt correctly FFS

      Vapour.

      1. HildyJ Silver badge
        Devil

        Re: The Dept. of Redundancy department would like a word spelt correctly FFS

        Our DoR department considers the "U" redundant and it has been since before we built the Hubble.

  6. Neil Barnes Silver badge

    puzzling questions remain, include how deep and salty the ocean is...

    and whether the fish do well in batter with chips.

  7. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Could it be......

    that our earth is heating and aging, and the the earth was made by God, as he made us and all things breathing or alive from tree's to bug's, and to us, so the earth lives as all things, it shall age as well and we play a big roll in the speed it ages with climate change, pollution, etcetera so as we heat up and watch things in the world like hurricanes and unprecedented weather patterns becoming more frequent that we are causing the universe to act oddly to?

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