Vocablet of the Day: Striated

Today’s vocablet features an intriguing planet whose marked surface and potential to house oceans is captivating scientists:

The striated (Europa) Vocablet is about Europa, one of the many moons of Jupiter and one of the celestial bodies in our solar system most likely to be home to extraterrestrial life.  Liquid water is vital for all life as we know it, and though all of Europa’s surface is streaked, ridged ice, there may be liquid oceans underneath.

Related Words: variegated, slashed

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