magnetosphere

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.

6 years ago

What is a Magnetic Field?

Magnetic fields are fascinating things. They are intrinsic to Iron magnets, but can also be generated by electrical circuits and…

6 years ago

How Can You see the Northern Lights?

The northern lights are an amazing thing to behold, and can be seen regularly from locations spanning from Siberia and…

6 years ago

ESA Discovers Where All The Missing Socks Have Been Going

Thanks to the ESA's Cluster mission, scientists now know that part of the plasma found in our magnetosphere is coming…

6 years ago

Jupiter’s Magnetosphere Will Blow Your Mind While it Kills Your Spacecraft

Jupiter is a huge planet, but its magnetosphere is mind-blowingly massive. It extends out to nearly 5 million kilometers (3…

6 years ago

Is Earth’s Magnetic Field Ready to Flip?

Recent data from the ESO's trio of Swarm satellites point to a weakening of the Earth's magnetic field as well…

7 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…

7 years ago

Venus Compared to Earth

Venus and Earth share many characteristics, being terrestrial planets, but are also significantly different. Here's how and where they differ...

7 years ago

Mars Compared to Earth

Mars is the 4th planet from Sun, and the place that holds our imagination because of the possibility that there…

7 years ago

What are the Earth’s Layers?

There is more to the Earth than what we can see on the surface. In fact, if you were able…

7 years ago