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Juno Spacecraft Turns on Science Gear at Jupiter
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, interesting, Juno, Jupiter, nasa, news, Southwest Research Institute, spacetechnology )

- 107 days ago -
This mission will help us understand Jupiter's complex magnetic and gravitational fields, determine if the huge planet has a core of heavy elements, and how it and the solar system was formed. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Hubble Captures Vivid Auroras in JupiterâEUR(TM)s Atmosphere -- ScienceDaily
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, Jupiter, auroras, light show )

- 108 days ago -
Stunning light shows on the poles of the largest planet in the Solar System.
Five Amazing Facts About NASA's Mission to Jupiter
Science & Tech  (tags: Jupiter, NASA, Juno Spacecraft, astronomy, science, technology, research, space, news )

- 114 days ago -
Stunning. After five years and 445 million miles, NASAâEUR(TM)s Juno mission arrives in orbit around Jupiter on Monday to begin an unprecedented scientific study of the behemoth planet that shaped our solar system.
Solar Storms Ignite X-Ray
Science & Tech  (tags: Chandra X-Ray Observatory, XMM-Newton, Jupiter, NASA/ESA, Aurora, Planetary science )

- 217 days ago -
Solar storms are triggering X-ray auroras on Jupiter that are about eight times brighter than normal over a large area of the planet and hundreds of times more energetic than Earths "northern lights,"
Jupiter Was A Wrecking Ball That Smashed Through Early Solar System
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, space, Jupiter, study, research )

- 582 days ago -
Before Jupiter settled into its current orbit, the massive planet came in like a wrecking ball, sweeping its way through the early solar system and smashing a first generation of inner planets.
Enormous Ocean Discovered On Jupiter's Moon
Science & Tech  (tags: space, discovery, Jupiter, Ganymede, science, life, water, astronomy, interesting )

- 594 days ago -
Looks like there's another moon where life (as we know) could exist. New observations by the Hubble Space Telescope offers the strongest evidence yet for an ocean underneath the surface of Jupiter's largest moon, Ganymede.
Jupiter's Moon Ganymede Has a Salty Ocean With More Water Than Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: Ganymede, Jupiter, solar system, space exploration, water, oceans )

- 594 days ago -
A salty ocean is lurking beneath the surface of Jupiter's largest moon, Ganymede, scientists using the Hubble Space Telescope have found.
Here's What Aliens Living on Jupiter's Beautiful Moon Europa Might Look Like
Science & Tech  (tags: Europa, Jupiter, aliens, extraterrestrials, space exploration )

- 628 days ago -
The giant planet Jupiter is one of the last places humans would ever look for life beyond Earth, but the planet's enigmatic moon Europa is a different story entirely. For 20 years, astrobiologists have been eyeing Europa as a potential hot spot for life.
Jupiter's Great Red Spot Could Be Gone in 17 Years, Scientist Says
Science & Tech  (tags: science, Hubble Space Telescope, NASA, discovery, research, space, astronomy, Jupiter, Great Red Spot )

- 892 days ago -
Jupiter's Great Red Spot seems to be on a cosmic diet, shrinking rapidly before our eyes.
New Layer-Cake Model Advances the Idea That Jupiter's Moon Ganymede Hosts Life
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, , E.T. life, Ganymede, interesting, JPL, Jupiter, Ames Research Center, news, science, space )

- 908 days ago -
Four oceans lurk in layer-cake fashion, separated by layers of dense ice, according to researchers. Ganymede may host at least simple forms of organic life, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Ganymede's Ice and Oceans Stacked Like a Layer Cake
Science & Tech  (tags: space, Ganymede, Jupiter, research, discovery, science, astronomy, nasa, study )

- 908 days ago -
If you're still having trouble coming to terms with the idea of subsurface oceans, possibly harboring life, on Enceledus or Pluto get ready to be truly bamboozled.
How Mighty Jupiter Could Have Changed Earth's Habitability
Science & Tech  (tags: Jupiter )

- 928 days ago -
Is Jupiter a friendly planet, Earth's enemy, or perhaps both?
Asteroid's 'Bizarre' Disintegration Captured By Hubble
Science & Tech  (tags: Hubble, discovery, astronomy, space, asteroid, research, science, scientists, investigation, Mars, Jupiter, P/2013 R3 )

- 962 days ago -
Patsy Cline's classic country song "I Fall to Pieces," has nothing on this one. Scientists said on Thursday they have observed for the first time an asteroid breaking apart, crumbling into at least 10 pieces in sort of a celestial, slow-motion train wreck
NASA Plots Daring Flight to Jupiter's Watery Moon
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, Jupiter, Europa, space exploration )

- 968 days ago -
NASA is plotting a daring robotic mission to Jupiter's watery moon Europa, a place where astronomers speculate there might be some form of life.

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