Studying unusual processes of how ice accumulates below ice shelves here on Earth could hold lessons for the exploration and habitability of Jupiter's moon Europa.
NASA's Juno mission is exploring Jupiter from orbit, beaming back amazing photos, atmospheric data and other observations about the largest planet in our solar system. The Juno probe launched Aug. 5, 2011 and arrived in orbit around Jupiter on July 4, 2016. It is the farthest space probe ever to be powered by solar arrays. The $1.1 billion mission is expected to run through July 2021, but the science of Jupiter it returns will last a lifetime. Learn more about Juno's Jupiter discoveries here.
At 'supercriticality,' the difference between the liquid and gas phases of a material seems to disappear. New research finds that this weird tipping point may be simpler than scientists thought.
Check out the king of the planets meeting up with the moon on Aug. 14, throughout most of the night.
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Powerful storms around the North Pole of Jupiter swirl in mesmerizing images captured by NASA's Juno probe during its close approach to the giant planet on July 5.
Researchers mapped sulfur dioxide on the backside of Jupiter's moon Europa, revealing the likely origin of this material.
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Jupiter is starting to rise around midnight, and will even meet up with the moon on Tuesday (July 19).
The Webb team released some tantalizing photos of Jupiter today (July 14), highlighting the $10 billion telescope's ability to study targets close to home.
The Europa Clipper mission, due to launch in 2024, was originally supposed to crash into Jupiter, but there's been a change of plans.
You can watch the five naked-eye planets align for free on a livestream that will be running Sunday (June 26).
The rare sight of five bright planets lining up with the moon wowed skywatchers around the world Friday and you can still see it this weekend.
A rare planetary alignment will peak predawn on Friday (June 24) when the crescent moon joins the party. An alignment like this will not occur again until 2040.
Alien life in the deep global ocean of a water world could receive its nutrients through a shell of high-pressure ice around the planet's core.
Jupiter's innards are full of the remains of baby planets that the gas giant gobbled up as it expanded to become the behemoth we see today, scientists have found.
The moon will approach Jupiter in the early hours of Tuesday morning (June 21) on the summer solstice. The duo will be visible to the naked eye or through a pair of binoculars.
A rare parade of planets is coming into better view in the second half of June, and even the moon will join the show.