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Futuristic, Nuclear ‘Tunnelbot’ Aims to Solve Solar System Mystery

by Jeff Hopkins, on 4/9/19, 9:00 AM

University of Illinois at Chicago scientists are developing a nuclear-powered “tunnelbot” designed to penetrate the icy surface of Jupiter’s moon Europa. The probe would have to make its way through 2 to 30 km of ice, then turn on its instruments and send data on the planet and any signs of life back to earth.

Read the full article on Silicon Republic 

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