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Biggest Scientific Breakthroughs Of 2014
False-color image of Europa's trailing northern hemisphere. (Credit: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona) A geological survey of Europa showed a massive, 20,000 square-km portion of its surface was gone. In Sept 2014, researchers published evidence suggesting a plate tectonic system may be moving old portions of the surface beneath adjacent plates. If confirmed, this would make Europa the only known place in the solar system (apart from Earth) whose surface is being shaped by active plate tectonics.