Europa: there may be life on Jupiter’s moon and two new missions will pave the way for finding it

9 months ago — Deep Dive

It’s brilliant news. In just over a decade, there will be two spacecraft exploring one of the most habitable worlds in the solar system – Jupiter’s moon Europa. That’s thanks...

Twelve new Jovian moons discovered

2 years ago — Long Read

Twelve more moons have been found orbiting Jupiter bringing the grand total up to seventy-nine. The team from the Carnegie Institute for Science lead by Scott S. Sheppard have discovered...

Juno Mission Unlocks the Mysterious Auroras of Jupiter

3 years ago — Long Read

Up to now the dynamics of Jupiter’s atmosphere was a mystery to scientists. The gas giants atmosphere is the largest in the Solar System, spanning 3,000 miles in altitude, and...

Voyagers 40th anniversary: 40 images

3 years ago — Deep Dive

On August 20th, 1977, Voyager 2 was launched. Her sister spacecraft, Voyager 1, followed two weeks later. The goal of these two explorers was to shed light on the mysteries...

Jupiter adds two more natural satellites to its roster

3 years ago — Quick Read

Thanks to astronomers Scott Sheppard, David Tholen, and Chadwick Trujillo, Earth giant neighbour has added two new moons to its existing roster - bringing the total moon count to 69....

Digital Artist creates a stunning in depth fly-by of Jupiter

3 years ago — Quick Read

Digital Artist Sean Doran has compiled the images of Juno's journey to Jupiter (released by NASA) into a stunning fly-by video