Europa Ocean Spews Vapor

    Holds twice as much water as the Earth’s oceans...Using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers captured images suggesting that Europa, one of the

    DNA Sequenced in Space

    Landmark experiment on ISS... DNA base pairs had been successfully sequenced in microgravity in a milestone experiment conducted aboard the International Space Station

    Europe Says “Open Science”

    All scientific papers to be freely available by 2020...  European ministers in charge of research agreed on making all scientific papers freely available

    Longest Living Vertebrate

    At least 400 years old... Danish scientists have established that the longevity record among the vertebrates belongs to the Greenland shark (Somniosus microcephalus)