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Even Though it Hasn’t Launched Yet, JUICE Took its First Images of Jupiter and its Moons

Is there a more complicated and sophisticated technological engineering project than a spacecraft? Maybe a particle accelerator or a fusion…

7 months ago

Even Ganymede is Showing Tectonic Activity. We’re Going to Need Another Icy Moon Orbiter

A new study shows that the surface of Ganymede was once a very tectonically active place, with evidence of slip-faulting…

1 year ago

Juno Data Shows that Some of Jupiter’s Moons are Leaving “Footprints” in its Aurorae

According to a recent study by an international team of researchers, Jupiter's moons of Io and Ganymede leave "footprints" in…

2 years ago

Uranus & Neptune May Keep “Hitler’s Acid” Stable Under Massive Pressure

A new study by a team of Russian researchers has shown that in the interiors of ice giants like Uranus…

4 years ago

Juno Transmits 1st Orbital Imagery after Swooping Arrival Over Jovian Cloud Tops and Powering Up

NASA’s newly arrived Jovian orbiter Juno has transmitted its first imagery since reaching orbit last week on July 4 after…

4 years ago

7 Days Out From Orbital Insertion, NASA’s Juno Images Jupiter and its Largest Moons

Now just 7 days out from a critical orbital insertion burn, NASA’s Jupiter-bound Juno orbiter is closing in fast on…

4 years ago

What are the Different Masses of the Planets?

The planets of our Solar System differ considerably when it comes to their respective masses, even more so than their…

4 years ago

How Do We Terraform Jupiter’s Moons?

Jupiter's four largest moons - the Galileans - have long been considered as possible sites for human habitation, and even…

4 years ago

Io, Jupiter’s Volcanic Moon

Io is one of the four large Galilean moons of Jupiter, visible with binoculars or a small telescope. Let's learn…

4 years ago

Jupiter’s Moon Callisto

With 67 confirmed satellites, Jupiter has the largest system of moons in the Solar System. The greatest of these are…

4 years ago