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Jupiter's monster storm not just wide but surprisingly deep

NASA's Juno spacecraft has discovered that the monster storm still has a depth of between 200 miles and 300 miles or so

29 Oct 2021 8:45 AM

NASA probe beams back image of Jupiter's moon Io

Slightly larger than Earth's moon, Io is the most volcanically active world in the solar system.

19 Nov 2018 2:07 PM

Jupiter's Great Red Spot reveals signs of water: NASA

The findings support theoretical and computer-simulation models that have predicted abundant water on Jupiter.

31 Aug 2018 11:57 AM

Ten additional moons fouund orbiting around Jupiter

Jupiter’s 79 known moons are the most of any planet in the solar system.

19 Jul 2018 5:32 PM

Ten newly found moons of Jupiter include a 'wrong-way driver'

A research team in Washington has identified 12 small Jovian moons, including the 10 described here.

18 Jul 2018 8:54 AM


Europa's ocean ascending to surface: NASA

Scientists focused on linear features called "bands" and "groove lanes" found on Jupiter's moons Europa and Ganymede.

09 Jul 2018 7:58 PM

Solar system's first interstellar immigrant discovered

All of the planets in our solar system, and the vast majority of other objects as well, travel around the Sun in the same direction.

22 May 2018 12:37 PM

Jupiter-like exoplanet discovered by amateur astronomer

Due to such proximity to the star, the temperature of the atmosphere KPS-1b is much higher than that of Jupiter.

20 May 2018 3:13 PM

Europa's plumes make Jupiter moon a prime candidate for life

The discovery was made from data collected in 1997 by NASA's Galileo spacecraft that flew through a plume of water vapour.

15 May 2018 11:07 AM

NASA's Juno spacecraft strips Jupiter down to its underwear

Until now, scientists have had scant information about what lies below Jupiter’s thick red, brown, yellow and white clouds.

09 Mar 2018 8:44 AM


Jupiter's mystery jet-streams run deeper than thought: study

Its north pole is dominated by a central cyclone surrounded by eight circumpolar cyclones.

08 Mar 2018 1:44 PM

Geometric clusters of cyclones churn over Jupiter’s poles

Jupiter’s poles are blanketed by geometric clusters of cyclones and its atmosphere is deeper than suspected.

08 Mar 2018 8:33 AM

Jupiter’s Colorful Cloud Belts captured by Juno Spacecraft

At the time the image was taken, the spacecraft was about 8,453 miles (13,604 kilometers) from the tops of the clouds of the planet.

16 Jan 2018 5:02 PM

Rajinikanth to find success after struggle

Ganesha predicts that though Rajinikanth may struggle, he will ultimately taste political success.

14 Jan 2018 1:30 AM

Monster planet discovery challenges formation theory

Scientists have discovered a monster planet orbitting a small, distant star.

04 Nov 2017 2:46 PM


Titanium oxide detected in 'hot Jupiter' atmosphere

Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have detected titanium oxide in the atmosphere of a Jupiter-like exoplanet for the first time.

14 Sep 2017 7:04 PM

NASA releases series of new stunning images of raging storm on Jupiter

NASA's Juno spacecraft flew over the storm late Monday, offering humanity's closest look yet at the iconic feature of Jupiter.

13 Jul 2017 7:58 AM

NASA spacecraft peers into Jupiter

"My latest Jupiter flyby is complete!" said a post on the @NASAJuno Twitter account.

12 Jul 2017 7:52 AM

NASA unveils stunning image of haze-covered Jupiter

The Gemini telescope is providing high-resolution images to help guide its exploration of the giant planet.

02 Jul 2017 8:49 PM

Cyclones, ammonia river found on Jupiter

Scientists hope to learn how the storm maintains itself and if a mass of material underlies the churning clouds.

30 May 2017 12:33 AM