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Clouds Near Jupiter Could Sustain Life, New Study Says


By Max Gorbachev

June 28, 2021

The largest planet in the Solar System has long captivated the attention of scientists. While Jupiter itself cannot support life as we know it, the planet’s moons are known to have enormous amounts of water, a requirement for it.

An international group of scientists claims clouds near Jupiter may sustain life. According to their study, which was recently published in the journal Nature Astronomy, the researchers measured water activity in the atmosphere of Jupiter and Venus using data from various scientific probes.

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