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Ganymede is full of water
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Via Washington Post:

NASA announced evidence on Thursday that Jupiter's largest moon, Ganymede, has a saltwater ocean under its icy surface. The ocean seems to have more water than all the water on Earth's surface, according to new Hubble observations.

Scientists estimate that the ocean is 60 miles thick, which is about 10 times deeper than Earth's oceans. But unlike our salty waters, Ganymede's ocean is buried under 95 miles of ice.

Here are the creepiest, crawliest, and down-right ickiest creatures ever to swim the depths of the oceans. So, if you need me I'll be right here in the shallow end of the kiddie pool. Happy swimming, everybody!

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Via: Quartz
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Scientists captured video of these beautiful sea creatures off the coast of Puerto Rico. Some of these weird and stunning animals are so new that they haven't been named yet. Marine science experts of all kinds were able to watch the videos as they were streamed online in real time and discuss the findings in a chatroom. 

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