Jupiter
Huge volcano on Jupiter's moon Io erupts on regular schedule  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
Volcanic eruptions are difficult to predict, but observations have shown the largest and most powerful volcano on Io, a large moon of Jupiter, has been erupting on a... more
Is huge volcano on Jupiter's moon Io about to erupt this month?  PHYS.ORG · 8 hours
Volcanic eruptions are difficult to predict, but observations have shown the largest and most powerful volcano on Io, a large moon of Jupiter, has... more
Stony-iron meteor caused August impact flash at Jupiter  PHYS.ORG · 10 hours
Analysis of a bright flash in Jupiter's atmosphere observed by an amateur astronomer in August 2019 has revealed that the likely cause was a small asteroid with a density typical of stony-iron... more
Chemical element potassium detected in an exoplanet atmosphere  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A team of astronomers led by AIP Ph.D. student Engin Keles detected the chemical element potassium in the atmosphere of an exoplanet, for the first time with overwhelming significance and applying high-resolution... more
Giant Ammonia Storms Are Screwing with Jupiter's Beautiful Brown and White Belts of Color  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
Powerful storms have erupted on Jupiter, and they're screwing up the planet's beautiful belts of white and color. more
Hints of a Volcanically Active Exomoon  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
A rocky extrasolar moon (exomoon) with bubbling lava may orbit a planet 550 light-years away from us. This is suggested by an international team... more
Newly Discovered Giant Planet Slingshots Around Its Star  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
Astronomers have discovered a planet three times the mass of Jupiter that travels on a long, egg-shaped path around its... more
MiRus announces successful spine surgeries using MoRe superalloy  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
MiRus announces successful spine surgeries at several centers across the country using the MoRe superalloy. MiRus had received FDA 510(k) clearance for the MoRe based Europa Pedicle Screw System earlier this year. more
Exoplanets can't hide their secrets from innovative new instrument  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
In an unprecedented feat, an American research team discovered hidden secrets of an elusive exoplanet using a powerful new instrument at the 8-meter Gemini North telescope on Maunakea in Hawai'i.... more
For the first time, astronomers catch asteroid in the act of changing color  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Last December, scientists discovered an "active" asteroid within the asteroid belt, sandwiched between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. The space rock,... more
Hints of a volcanically active exo-moon  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A rocky extrasolar moon (exomoon) with bubbling lava may orbit a planet 550 light-years away from us. This is suggested by an international team of researchers on the basis of theoretical predictions matching observations. The 'exo-Io'... more
Hot Jupiters Have Rocky Clouds on Their Nightsides  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
The temperature on the nightsides of short-period gas giants (hot Jupiters) is surprisingly uniform, suggesting the dark sides of these... more
Hints of a volcanically active exomoon  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A rocky extrasolar moon (exomoon) with bubbling lava may orbit a planet 550 light-years away from us. This is suggested by an international team of researchers led by the University of Bern on the basis of... more
Astronomers Find Giant Exoplanet with Extreme Orbit  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
Using data from several ground-based telescopes, astronomers found that a nearby star called HR 5183 hosts a giant planet with an orbital... more
CERN simulating Jupiter  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
This test facility at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, was used to simulate the high-radiation environment surrounding Jupiter to prepare for ESA's JUICE mission to the largest planet in our Solar System. more
Newly discovered giant planet slingshots around its star  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Astronomers have discovered a planet three times the mass of Jupiter that travels on a long, egg-shaped path around its star. If this planet were somehow placed into our own solar system,... more
CERN simulating Jupiter  ESA · 3 weeks
Technology image of the week: this CERN test facility was used to recreate the highly radioactive environment surrounding Jupiter for ESA’s JUICE mission more
Jupiter shows its true stripes  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
There's a reason why Jupiter's stripes are only skin deep. more
Storms on Jupiter Are Disturbing the Planet’s Colorful Belts  ASTRO WATCH · 3 weeks
Storm clouds rooted deep in Jupiter's atmosphere are affecting the planet's white zones and colorful belts, creating disturbances... more
Newly discovered giant planet slingshots around its star  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Astronomers have discovered a planet three times the mass of Jupiter that travels on a long, egg-shaped path around its star. If this planet were somehow placed into our own solar system,... more
The dark side of extrasolar planets share surprisingly similar temperatures  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A new study by astronomers has found that the temperature on the nightsides of different hot Jupiters -- planets that are similar size in to Jupiter, but orbit... more
The dark sides of extrasolar planets share surprisingly similar temperatures  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A new study by McGill University astronomers has found that the temperature on the nightsides of different hot Jupiters is surprisingly uniform, suggesting the dark side of these massive gaseous planets have clouds made of minerals and rocks. more
Astronomers Peer Deep into Turbulent Atmosphere of Jupiter  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
An international team of astronomers has managed to peer deep into the Jovian atmosphere using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array... more
30 years ago: Voyager 2's historic Neptune flyby  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Thirty years ago, on Aug. 25, 1989, NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft made a close flyby of Neptune, giving humanity its first close-up of our solar system's eighth planet. Marking the end of... more
Mission to Jupiter's icy moon confirmed  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
An icy ocean world in our solar system that could tell us more about the potential for life on other worlds is coming into focus with confirmation of the Europa Clipper mission's next phase. more
Storms on Jupiter are disturbing the planet's colorful belts  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Storm clouds rooted deep in Jupiter's atmosphere are affecting the planet's white zones and colorful belts, creating disturbances in their flow and even changing their color. more
Storms on Jupiter are disturbing the planet's colorful belts  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Coordinated observations of Jupiter in early 2017 by six ground-based telescopes and Hubble allowed astronomers to study the evolution of bright plumes and connect them with cloud movements deep in... more
Jupiter mission takes first images of destination from Earth  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
As part of preparations for the launch of ESA's Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer, its navigation camera has been given a unique test: imaging its destination from Earth. more
Europa Clipper passes key review  SPACE NEWS · 4 weeks
A NASA mission to a potentially habitable moon of Jupiter has cleared a major review despite uncertainty about when, or how, it will launch. SpaceNews.com more
Jupiter mission takes first images of destination – from Earth!  ESA · 4 weeks
As part of preparations for the launch of ESA’s Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer, its navigation camera... more
NASA Confirms Europa Clipper Mission  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
NASA’s Europa Clipper mission is moving toward completion of its final design, followed by the construction and testing of the solar-powered spacecraft and science payload. “We... more
Mission to Jupiter's icy moon confirmed  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
An icy ocean world in our solar system that could tell us more about the potential for life on other worlds is coming into focus with confirmation of the Europa Clipper mission's next phase. The decision... more
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