It’s not a conspiracy theory. NASA is on the lookout for alien life, and here are the top places where they’re searching
On Tuesday, NASA revealed the nine tools it will use on its 2020s mission to assess the conditions for life on Europa. The moon, which orbits Jupiter, is considered one of the most likely homes for alien life in our solar system, and so the NASA spacecraft will be travelling with a magnetometer – which measures the magnetic field strength – a heat detector, and an ice-penetrating radar.
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The mission is one of our best hopes yet of finding some form of extra terrestrial life