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Jupiter's South Pole Is A Terrifying Hellscape Filled With Earth-Sized Cyclones

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 26.05.2017 | UK Tech

NASA’s Juno spacecraft has revealed that Jupiter’s poles are a spectacular collection of vast Earth-sized cyclones. This stunning picture taken by...

Huge Waves Of Lava Wash Across The Surface Of Jupiter's Moon Io

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 11.05.2017 | UK Tech

Two huge waves of lava wash across a volcanic crater on the surface of Io, Jupiter’s fourth largest moon, new research reveals. Astronomers tracked ...

NASA's Latest Image Reveals The Savage Beauty Of Jupiter's South Pole

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 08.05.2017 | UK Tech

NASA’s latest image of Jupiter is perhaps its most stunning yet for the simple reason that it shows us a side of the gas giant that we almost never ...

NASA's Newest Discovery

Frontier | Posted 21.04.2017 | UK Tech
Frontier

Earth is a world composed of water but we have now just discovered that we have ocean worlds all around us. Some which could possibly harbour life. So what is it about water that is so life giving?

Jupiter Has A Second 'Great Spot' And It's Even More Terrifying Than The First

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 12.04.2017 | UK Tech

Jupiter’s Great Red Spot has a disorderly counterpart that lurks in the planet’s high altitude thermosphere. Discovered by astronomers at Leiceste...

Hubble Has Captured A Stunning Close-Up Portrait Of Jupiter

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 07.04.2017 | UK Tech

Astronomers seized the opportunity to capture a stunning portrait of Jupiter as it made its closest approach to Earth in a year. The image was taken b...

NASA Wants To Search For Alien Life On One Of Jupiter's Moons

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Tech

Beneath the icy shell of Europa, one of Jupiter’s moon, lies a liquid ocean 100km deep. It could be our best chance of finding alien life in the sol...

See Jupiter Like Never Before With This Stunning Photo Of Its Underbelly

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Tech

As it orbits Jupiter, NASA’s Juno probe harvests data about the gas giant’s composition, atmosphere and gravity field. But the craft also provides...

Hubble Telescope Captured An Amazing Aurora In Jupiter's Atmosphere

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 27.01.2017 | UK Tech

We all know Earth’s own little aurora borealis, or Northern Lights, is pretty spectacular. But did you know we aren’t the only planet in our solar...

Black Hole At The Centre Of Our Galaxy Is Spitting Out Planet-Sized Rocks

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 05.01.2017 | UK Tech

We might all want to invest in a crash helmet, as it seems the vast black hole at the centre of our galaxy is regurgitating the stars it was meant to ...

Juno Spacecraft Captures Jupiter's Spooky Sounds

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 11.10.2016 | UK Tech

When NASA’s Juno spacecraft orbited Jupiter this summer for the first time, it captured radio emissions cast by the gas giant’s vast auroras. Now...

Hubble Has Spotted Signs Of Water Erupting From Europa

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.09.2016 | UK Tech

Astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have witnessed what could be vast water plumes erupting from the surface of Jupiter’s moon Europa....

Astronomers Discover One Of The Largest 'Hot Jupiters' Ever Detected And It's Only Getting Bigger

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 23.08.2016 | UK Tech

Astronomers have discovered a highly inflated gas giant nearly twice the size of Jupiter orbiting a 2bn-year-old star. The planet is one of the most ...

The Atmosphere On Jupiter's Moon Io Is Destroyed And Then Rebuilt Every Single Day

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 03.08.2016 | UK Tech

It takes Earth’s atmosphere decades to recover from damage. But for Jupiter’s volcanic moon Io, the destruction and reconstruction of its gaseous ...

Jupiter Is So Ridiculously Massive It Makes The Sun Wobble

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 29.07.2016 | UK Tech

Here’s something that might come as a bit of a shock: Jupiter doesn’t orbit the sun. Planets revolve around stars though, right? Well, not exactly...

Jupiter's Great Red Spot Is Actually Heating The Entire Planet

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 28.07.2016 | UK Tech

For years, scientists have struggled to explain why the temperatures of Jupiter’s upper atmosphere are comparable to those found at Earth. They sho...

Juno Shares Its First Stunning Image Of Jupiter

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 13.07.2016 | UK Tech

NASA has shared a composite of some of the first images taken by the Juno spacecraft currently in orbit around Jupiter. The colour view image was take...

Three Lego Figures Are Currently In Orbit Around Jupiter, Here's Why

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 06.07.2016 | UK Tech

It was a remarkable discovery that would redefine our understanding of space forever. On a crisp night in January 1610, Galileo Galilei spotted four b...

10 Astonishing Facts About Jupiter

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 06.07.2016 | UK Tech

NASA‘s Juno spacecraft has successfully entered orbit around the gas giant Jupiter. After five years and 1.7 billion miles the tennis court-sized pr...

An Astronomer Has Spotted A 'Strange Light' Near Jupiter

The Huffington Post | Nitya Rajan | Posted 30.03.2016 | UK Tech

An astronomer has spotted a "strange light" near Jupiter while filming a time-lapse of the planets. Experts have suggested it could be an asteroid or ...

Hoorah, We're One Step Closer To Finding Life On Jupiter's Moon

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 18.06.2015 | UK Tech

We're one step closer to finding life on Jupiter's moon Europa as NASA announced the project's move into a new phase of its development. The moon i...

Is There A Better Space Image Than This?

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Tech

When Voyager first started passing through the solar system in 1977 on its now 36 year (maybe) interstellar journey, no-one could have imagined the im...

Ever Heard The Wind On Jupiter?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Tech

In the vastness of space nobody can hear you scream, unless of course you're a gas giant and you have winds of up to 360km/h. It turns out that spa...

Jupiter Looks Sheepishly Adorable In New Hubble Pick

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 28.10.2014 | UK Tech

Jupiter isn't the friendliest of planets, what its mega-gravity, choking death storms, huge size and big red spot blazing away like the eye of Sauron....

Jupiter's 'Red Spot' Is Shrinking And No One Is Sure Why

The Huffington Post UKL | Posted 16.05.2014 | UK Tech

Jupiter's most famous distinguishing feature - other than just generally being a ridiculously huge gas giant is its Great Red Spot. This strange, s...