Articles about Jupiter

Is water closer than we think on Europa's icy crust?

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has predicted a large subsurface ocean on Europa, Jupiter's smallest Galilean moon, may contain more water than the combination of Earth's oceans.

04 Oct 2022

Magical October: NASA lists events for stargazers this month

If you're a space enthusiast, October is going to be a busy month for you. The month is packed with events that can make a stargazer swoon.

22 Sep 2022

Solar System
Jupiter, Earth will be closest in 59 years: Don't miss

Stargazers can expect incredible views of Jupiter on Monday (September 26). The gas giant is set to make its closest approach to Earth in the last 59 years.

30 Aug 2022

Space News
A 110-feet wide asteroid will fly past the Earth tomorrow

The Earth just cannot seem to catch a break. US space agency NASA has announced that a humongous, 110-feet asteroid called 2022 QZ6, will fly past the pale blue dot on Wednesday i.e. August 31.

21 Aug 2022

Space News
Potentially hazardous asteroid will fly past close to Earth tomorrow

Asteroids may one day collide with the Earth and turn it into a mess. Just not tomorrow.

James Webb Space Telescope captures stunning image of Jupiter

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) first showed us images from the beginning of the time itself. Now, it has captured something closer to home - Jupiter.

27 Jul 2022

Space News
Heaviest neutron star found is 2.35 times mass of Sun

Scientists have discovered the heaviest neutron star ever, devouring its stellar companion while spinning on its axis 707 times per second.

Breathtaking new images from James Webb reveal more about universe

After the deepest and sharpest image of the universe, NASA has released images of other galaxies and exoplanets captured by the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST).

09 Jun 2021

Space News
NASA's Juno spacecraft snaps first close-ups of Jupiter's largest moon

On June 7, NASA's Juno spacecraft zoomed past Jupiter's largest moon called Ganymede. The spacecraft snapped incredible close-up pictures of the celestial body as it passed by at a distance of 1,038 kilometers from Ganymede, the closest any spacecraft has been to the moon in 20 years.

21 Dec 2020

Space News
Jupiter, Saturn merging in night sky, closest in centuries

Jupiter and Saturn will merge in the night sky on Monday, appearing closer to one another than they have since Galileo's time in the 17th century.

12 Nov 2020

Jupiter's icy moon Europa may glow in dark: NASA researchers

A team of researchers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has discovered that Europa, the icy moon of Jupiter, possibly emits a blue-white and blue-green glow—through its icy crust and a salty subsurface ocean—even in the dark.

08 Jun 2019

Solar System
Soon, you will be able to see Jupiter without telescope

In a matter of days, Jupiter, the largest planet of our Solar System, will appear bigger and brighter than normal.

22 Nov 2018

Is 'faster-than-light' travel possible? Researchers think so

Despite artificial intelligence and genetic modification increasingly coming into the mainstream, one of the gems of science fiction - faster-than-light travel - has so far evaded scientific advancement.

18 Jul 2018

Washington DC
10 more moons discovered around Jupiter, one is an oddball

In a rather notable finding, astronomers have discovered 10 new moons orbiting Jupiter, bringing its total satellites to a whopping 79 - by far the most moons found orbiting any planet.

03 Mar 2018

World's first video game: two lines and a dot

This story goes 60 years back in the past when the world's first video game was created.

28 Jul 2017

Space News
Scientists might have made a significant discovery: The first exomoon

In what could be a significant discovery, a team of scientists has detected a signal from what is believed to be the first known "exomoon": a moon beyond our solar system.

25 Jul 2017

World's first video game: two lines and a dot

This story goes exactly 59 years back in the past when the world's first video game was created.

NASA spacecraft to fly over Jupiter's 'Great Red Spot' soon!

Ending a long wait, NASA's Juno spacecraft is soon expected to fly by Jupiter's 'Great Red Spot' attempting to solve the mystery over factors causing the great storm, that has been raging in the planet for centuries.

14 Apr 2017

Space News
Extraterrestrial life could possibly exist in our solar system

In a press conference last night, NASA shared its latest findings in the search for extraterrestrial life in our solar system.