Posts Tagged ‘jupiter’

Enceladen Oceans

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
Enceladus, Europa, moon, saturn, jupiter, extra-terrestrial life, space

How common are subsurface oceans like those on the moons Enceladus and Europa?

Juno to Jupiter

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013
juno, jupiter, earth, nasa, moon, flyby, magnetic field, formation, planet

Juno is on its way to Jupiter, but first it made a quick Earth flyby…

Universe Update, October 2013

Monday, October 21st, 2013
Higgs, diamonds, solar system, jupiter, saturn, cosmic microwave background, lhc, large hadron collider, higgs, boson, international space station, gravity, galactic, juno, ison, lovejoy, exoplanets, asteroids, comets, quasars

Here’s a brief run-down of our favorite astronomy stories from the past month.

Supervolcanoes in Space

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013
NASA, Io, Jupiter, galileo, volcanoes, supervolcanoes

And you think supervolcanoes here on Earth capture a lot of attention…

Lonely Hot Jupiters

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Perhaps our solar system is rarer than we thought.

Europa’s Great Lakes

Thursday, November 17th, 2011
Screen shot 2011-11-17 at 10.22.36 AM

Lakes under Europa’s surface could hold the key to life on Jupiter’s icy moon.

Jumping Jupiter, Batman

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

Did our early solar system contain another large planet?

Magma Ocean & Weird Exoplanets

Friday, May 13th, 2011

This week’s space news round-up includes a magma ocean, hot Jupiters and the hunt for Earth-like exoplanets…

Ring Ripples Are Comet Clues

Monday, April 4th, 2011

Ripples in the rings of Saturn and Jupiter can tell scientists when a comet passed through.

Science in 2010

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

2010 was a roller coaster year for science news—think exoplanets, synthetic-life, arsenic-eating bacteria (or not!), earthquakes, volcanoes and of course, the Gulf oil spill.

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