Galileo Finds Veritable Chemical Factory On Europa
News story originally written on March 29, 1999
Scientists have found another chemical on Jupiter's moon Europa
. The chemical is hydrogen
peroxide. You might have used hydrogen peroxide in toothpaste to whiten
your teeth. Or you might have used it to clean germs out of a cut.
There are other chemicals on Europa. The Galileo spacecraft has found
water, carbon dioxide, and maybe even salt.
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