Yes, This is Actually the Shadow of Io Passing Across the Surface of Jupiter.

The JunoCam onboard NASA's Juno spacecraft continues to provide we Earthbound humans with a steady stream of stunning images of…

5 years ago

Io’s Largest Volcano, Loki, Erupts Every 500 Days. Any Day Now, It’ll Erupt Again.

Jupiter's moon Io is in stark contrast to the other three Galilean moons. While Callisto, Ganymede, and Europa all appear…

5 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout: Mar 06, 2019 – Dr. Jeff Morgenthaler of the Planetary Science Institute

Hosts: Dr. Morgan Rehnberg ( / @MorganRehnberg & Dr. Kimberly Cartier ( / @AstroKimCartier ) Dr. Pamela Gay (…

5 years ago

Being Cassini. Experience What It Was Like to Fly Past Jupiter and Saturn and Their Moons

What would it be like to be onboard the Cassini orbiter as it made its way around Jupiter and Saturn…

6 years ago

NASA’s Juno Mission Spots Another Possible Volcano on Jupiter’s Moon Io

Using data from the Juno spacecraft, a team of scientists found a heat source on Io that could be a…

6 years 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…

6 years ago

Io Afire With Volcanoes Under Juno’s Gaze

Volcanic activity on Io was discovered by Voyager 1 imaging scientist Linda Morabito. She spotted a little bump on Io's…

6 years ago

A Proposal For Juno To Observe The Volcanoes Of Io

Two Boston University researchers propose a plan for NASA's Juno probe to remotely study Io's volcanic eruptions.

7 years ago

How Do We Settle on Jupiter’s Moons?

Jupiter's largest moons - aka. the Galilean Moons - could one day be colonized, providing humanity with limitless resources and…

8 years ago

What are Volcanoes?

Volcanoes are a powerful force of nature, and can be found all over the Solar System. In addition to hot…

8 years ago