Abstract: Modeling and Assessing Transpressional Tectonics on Europa through General Shear

A glimpse of the surface of Europa

In the outer solar system, large planets have accrued a sum of moons which orbit them and vary in size from only a few kilometers across to roughly the size of the Earth’s moon. The four largest and most recognizable moons of Jupiter are Ganymede, Io, Callisto, and Europa, “discovered” by Galileo in 1610 with […]