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Jupiter’s volcanic moon may spew sulfur to icy neighbor Europa

Researchers have mapped material on the backside of Jupiter’s moon Europa, revealing that sulfur detected on its surface likely came from Io, a large and volcanically active Jovian moon.

Using the Hubble Space Telescope, a team led by the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) observed Europa in ultraviolet wavelengths, filling a gap in the various wavelengths used to observe the icy water world. 

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