Jupiter

A Fascinating Look at Jupiter's Clouds Where the Light Intensity is Converted Into 3D

Using images taken by JunoCam, a team of citizen scientists have created a 3D animation of Jupiter's atmosphere

5 days ago

NASA’s Juno To Skim the Surface of Jupiter’s Icy Moon Europa

This next week will mark a scientifically valuable achievement for NASA’s Juno mission, as the pioneering spacecraft is slated to…

1 week ago

Webb Telescope Sees Jupiter and Its Auroras in a New Light

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope is designed to probe the farthest frontiers of the universe, but newly released images of…

1 month ago

Jupiter Missions Could Also Help Search for Dark Matter

In a recent study published in the Journal of High Energy Physics, two researchers from Brown University demonstrated how data…

2 months ago

Jupiter's Giant Moons Prevent it From Having Rings Like Saturn

A recent study examined why Jupiter doesn't have highly-visible (and beautiful) rings like Saturn, and puts the blame on its…

2 months ago

JWST Also Looked Inside the Solar System, at Jupiter and its Moons

After the ‘big reveal’ earlier this week of the James Webb Space Telescope’s first full color images and spectra of…

3 months ago

Jupiter is up to 9% Rock and Metal, Which Means it Ate a lot of Planets in its Youth

Jupiter is composed almost entirely of hydrogen and helium. The amounts of each closely conform to the theoretical quantities in…

4 months ago

Juno’s Entire 42nd Flight Past Jupiter in One Amazing Mosaic

On May 23, 2022, the Juno spacecraft made another close pass of Jupiter, with its suite of scientific instruments collecting…

4 months ago

ESA's Juice Mission is Fully Integrated and Ready for Testing. Soon it'll fly to Space on a Mission to Jupiter's Moons

Now less than one year until the projected launch date, ESA’s JUICE mission is in the final phases of development.…

4 months ago

Ganymede Casts a Long Shadow Across the Surface of Jupiter

What is that large dark smudge on Jupiter’s side? It may remind you of a certain scene from the sci-fi…

5 months ago