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Asteroid's 'Bizarre' Disintegration Captured By Hubble
Science & Tech  (tags: Hubble, discovery, astronomy, space, asteroid, research, science, scientists, investigation, Mars, Jupiter, P/2013 R3 )

- 1349 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 )

- 1354 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.
Is There Life on Jupiter's Moon?
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, Extraterrestrial Life, Jupiter, moons, Europa )

- 1416 days ago -
The hunt for alien life just made a pretty big breakthrough.
NASA Spacecraft Slingshots By Earth On Way to Jupiter, Snaps Photos
Science & Tech  (tags: research, scientists, space, nasa, photos, Jupiter, Earth )

- 1500 days ago -
A NASA spacecraft bound for Jupiter zoomed by Earth today (Oct. 9), picking up some much-needed speed for the long and looping trip to the solar system's largest planet.
Voyager Probe 'Leaves Solar System'
Science & Tech  (tags: Voyager, 1977 launch, Voyager 1 & 2, planet survey complete 1989, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Aug. 25th interstellar space, heliopause, new data, new frontiers 2012, discs from Earth aboard Voyagers, diverse cultures of Earth )

- 1527 days ago -
"This is big; it's really impressive - the first human-made object to make it out into interstellar space." ""It's utterly astonishing that this fragile artefact, based on 1970s technology, can signal its presence from this immense distance."
Jupiter and Venus to Appear Side By Side for Two Nights
Science & Tech  (tags: Jupiter, Venus, science, space )

- 2075 days ago -
Although the planets are far apart in space, they will appear to be separated by only a few degrees.Amateur astronomers will be excited by the prospect of two of the brightest planets in the solar system appearing so closely together, according to Robert
Europa Water: Scientists Find Evidence Of Lakes On Jupiter's Moon (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Science & Tech  (tags: space, study, interesting, research, discovery, Europa, Jupiter, investigation, astronomy )

- 2192 days ago -
New research that suggests Jupiter's moon Europa has a body of water the size of the Great Lakes just two miles below its icy surface has brought scientists one step closer to determining whether or not the freezing satellite is suitable for the developme
Volcanic Epicenter of the Solar System Has Huge Magma Ocean
Science & Tech  (tags: Jupiter, science, space )

- 2380 days ago -
New analysis of data from NASA's Galileo spacecraft reveals a subsurface ocean of molten or partially molten magma beneath the surface of Jupiter's volcanic moon Io.
Could Jupiter Hold the Key to Solving the Mystery of Dark Energy?
Science & Tech  (tags: Universe, science, Jupiter )

- 2423 days ago -
The Universe is composed of 22% dark exotic particles and 74% dark energy with the remaining 4% being the atoms in the ordinary material.
Jupiter Scar Likely From Titanic-Sized Asteroid
Science & Tech  (tags: Jupiter, Asteroid, Atmosphere, Science, Research, NASA )

- 2487 days ago -
A hurtling asteroid about the size of the Titanic caused the scar that appeared in Jupiter's atmosphere on July 19, 2009, according to two papers published recently in the journal Icarus.
Did a Comet Make Jupiter's Rings Wave?
Science & Tech  (tags: jupiter, astronomy, space, scientists, science, study )

- 2598 days ago -
When you're talking about a gas giant planet with rings, it's often Saturn in the limelight. After all, you can see that planet's bright disk of icy particles from Earth with just a modest telescope.But in 1979 the Voyager 1 spacecraft saw
Comet Impacts Recorded as Ripples in Jupiter's Rings
Science & Tech  (tags: jupiter, astronomy, science, scientists, space, study )

- 2599 days ago -
Mysterious ripples in Jupiter's rings, first observed when the Galileo spacecraft passed by in 1996, were caused by the impact of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 into Jupiter in 1994, scientists reported on 5 October,
Jupiter's Moon Europa's Hidden Ice Chemistry
Science & Tech  (tags: jupiter, europa, astronomy, science, scientists, space )

- 2601 days ago -
The frigid ice of Jupiter's moon Europa may be hiding more than a presumed ocean: it is likely the scene of some unexpectedly fast chemistry between water and sulfur dioxide at extremely cold temperatures.
Image of the Day -Jupiters Io: The Volcanic Hotspot of the Solar System
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, science, scientists, space, Io, Jupiter )

- 2613 days ago -
Io, the innermost of Jupiter's large satellites and the most volcanically active body in the solar system, with plumes of matter rising up to 186 miles (300 km) above the surface is considered a prime candidate as a hotspot for extraterrestrial life.
Saturn: Jupiters Hyper-Storm Rival
Science & Tech  (tags: Saturn, Jupiter, astronomy, science, scientists, space )

- 2615 days ago -
Similar to Venus, Saturn has a well developed vortex of swirling clouds at each pole imaged during the Cassini Mission. And, like Jupiter, Saturn has storms too, but they're not as massive as the famous Red Spot

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