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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...

Nasa Maps Largest Moon In The Solar System

Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.02.2014 | UK Tech

Nasa has produced a remarkable map of the largest moon in the Solar System. Ganymede, Jupiter's titanic moon and the largest in our local space nei...

LOOK: Earth As Seen By Satellite Going 87,000 mph

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 21.10.2013 | UK Tech

It may be the fastest man-made object ever in the history of... well, man, but that didn't stop Nasa's Juno satellite from taking a snap of Earth as i...

News Punch: Raining Diamonds - Branson's Island

Marc Paterson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy
Marc Paterson

If the divide between rich and poor needed to be brought sharply into focus any more than it already is, then Richard Branson feeling hard done by about receiving criticism over his Virgin Island home maybe, possibly being a tax haven - which it isn't, because he told everyone so - sharpens that focus like a magnifying lens on an ant who's fallen on hard times.

Nasa's Juno Satellite Becomes Fastest Man-Made Object Ever

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.10.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa's Juno spacecraft has become the fastest man-made object in history - despite mysteriously partly shutting down. The Jupiter-bound satellite w...

Ancient Earth May Have Looked Just Like Jupiter's Moon Io

Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.11.2013 | UK Tech

Our planet might have once looked a lot like another world in our Solar System appears today - but no, it isn't Mars. Scientists now say that Jupit...

Massive Volcanic Eruption Spotted On Jupiter's Moon Io

Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.10.2013 | UK Tech

A massive volcanic eruption has been seen on Jupiter's moon Io that could have covered more than 30 square kilometres of its surface. Io is one of ...