Sunday Space: Where can we find water in the Solar System?

By Eloise Birchall
Updated September 20 2021 - 5:33am, first published September 18 2021 - 7:30pm
Jupiter's moon Europa has an icy surface. Picture: Shutterstock

One of the major factors that astronomers look for when trying to decipher whether a planet could host life is whether there is liquid water at the surface. We know that water is important for the evolution of life on Earth, so it makes sense that it could be important on other planets too.

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