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Jupiter Is About To Come So Close You Can See Its Moons With Binoculars
You won't need a telescope to get some incredible views of our solar system's largest planet.
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Breathtaking New NASA Images Show Jupiter's Otherworldy Storms
NASA's Juno spacecraft recently captured the images, which were later color-enhanced.
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NASA Discovers 'South Park' Character Mr. Hankey The Christmas Poo On Jupiter
An enhanced image from the Juno mission shows a big brown spot on the gas giant.
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Astronomers Serendipitously Discover 12 Moons Around Jupiter
Astronomers were looking for Planet X when they discovered the 12 moons.
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Unusual Asteroid Could Be An Interstellar Guest To Our Solar System
The supposed "interstellar immigrant" is located near Jupiter but has an atypical orbit.
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NASA’s Juno Spacecraft Sent Back Some Spectacular Shots Of Jupiter
“We are rewriting our ideas of how giant planets work."
To Infinity And Beyond: Women Leaders In Science Open Universe Of Possibilities
Author, Journalist, Emerita Faculty at Northwestern University
Forty one years ago, Fran Bagenal was a graduate student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology “and the only woman
Stunning Images Show Dozens Of Gigantic Oval Storms On Jupiter
Scientists confront new mysteries about the largest planet in our solar system.
Gallant 'Honored and Humbled' By Grammy Nomination
Giving You The People Behind The Music
Among a list that features artists like Beyonce, Rihanna, and rising star Anderson. Paak, American singer Christopher Gallant
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Jupiter's Moon Europa May Be Venting Water Plumes, NASA Says
The discovery could hasten the search for alien life.
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NASA Releases First Image Taken By Juno In Jupiter's Orbit
Makes you feel small, doesn't it?
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Astronomers Have Detected Clouds Of Water Outside Our Solar System
Scientists have found a dwarf star "dominated by water vapor and clouds, with an overall appearance that is strikingly similar to Jupiter."
Friday Talking Points -- Stop All The Madness
Chris Weigant is a political commentator.
Stop all the madness... please. We simply have no other words to even attempt to explain or comment on all the shootings this week -- the two black men killed by cops, and the five cops killed by a racist and murderous sniper in Dallas.
Juno Is In Orbit Around Jupiter
Jay M. Pasachoff
Astronomer at Williams College and Caltech
With the headset on, I could look behind me to see a huge Jupiter as we passed from pole to pole, and in front of me I could see the spacecraft, eventually seeing through the protective titanium vault to see the individual experiments' electronics.
WIkimedia Commons: Portrait of Galileo by Justus Sustermans
What NASA's Juno Mission Gets Wrong About Galileo
Pasadena, we have a problem!
NASA's Spacecraft Juno Begins Orbit Of Jupiter
Five years and hundreds of millions of miles later, Juno is in orbit.
Wild Light Show, Strange Sounds Coming From Jupiter As Juno Spacecraft Approaches Orbit
Juno will enter planet's orbit on July 4.
Juno, Jupiter And The Battery Dude
Writer * Poet * Tinker * Spy
What's all the jubilation about? Well, for one of the last people who touched the little spaceship's battery before it left the earth in 2011, it's a time for joyous celebration. That would be Mike Surline, a guy who knows batteries.
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