10 Jul , 2018 by Matt Williams
A new study by a team of NASA-supported researchers has shown how a giant impact could explain all of Uranus’ mysteries.
Neptune, Solar System
14 Nov , 2017 by Matt Williams
According to a new study, Neptune’s system of moons may have been drastically altered thanks to the arrival of its largest moon, Triton.
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets
13 Oct , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study by an international team of scientists has found a connection between debris disks and giant planets, which could aid in the hunt for exoplanets.
13 Sep , 2017 by Matt Williams
A recent study involving data collected by the K2 mission has revealed three possible Super-Earths around a nearby Sun-like star.
Juno Mission, Jupiter
10 Sep , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study by scientists from the John Hopkins Univeristy Applied Physics Lab (JHUAPL) indicates that Jupiter’s auroras may be more mysterious than we thought
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets, TRAPPIST-1
8 Sep , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study led by researchers from the Carnegie Institute of Science indicates that TRAPPIST-1 could also be orbited by gas giants
29 Aug , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study conducted by an international team of astronomers has revealed two new “Warm Jupiter” exoplanets in two distant star systems.
Astronomy, Guide to Space
9 Aug , 2017 by Matt Williams
The outer planets of the Solar System – Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune – are gas giants, a designation which applies to planets that are primary composed of hydrogen and helium.
7 May , 2017 by Matt Williams
For the past few decades, scientists have been of the opinion that beneath its swirling clouds of gas, Jupiter may have a solid core.
8 Apr , 2017 by Matt Williams
During the month of April, 2017, Jupiter will make its closest approach to Earth, allowing for some prime viewing opportunities for the Hubble Space Telescope.
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