PRIDE — Passive Radio Ice Depth Experiment — An Instrument to Measure Outer Planet Lunar Ice Depths from Orbit Using Neutrinos
We describe a concept for a single instrument to measure the thickness of an ice shell, such as Europa’s, by making use of the Askaryan Effect Radio Frequency signal from ultra high energy neutrinos.
Workshop on the Habitability of Icy Worlds
- Pub Date:
- February 2014