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Scientists spot odd pair of asteroids locked in a watery dance

While NASA is hard at work getting a fancy probe to steal rocks from a nearby asteroid, researchers with their eyes on the rocky belt of debris that dominates the space between Mars and Jupiter have detected a pair of rocks that are doing something n.....»»

Source:  BgrCategory: GadgetSep 21st, 2017Related News

Picross S for Nintendo Switch Announced

The great puzzle series makes its way to the Switch very soon. Nintendo's long-running puzzle series is making its way to the Nintendo Switch with Picross S — and you won't have to wait long to play it. Developer Jupiter has announced, via Eu.....»»

Source:  IgnCategory: GameSep 21st, 2017Related News

Picross S Heading To The Nintendo Switch On September 28, 2017

Jupiter is bringing Picross S to the Nintendo Switch, and the game will offer competitive and cooperative two-player puzzle-solving. Read Picross S Heading To The Nintendo Switch On September 28, 2017 on Siliconera!.....»»

Source:  SiliconeraCategory: GameSep 20th, 2017Related News

After Cassini"s End at Saturn, Outer Planets Exploration Shifts to Jupiter

NASA and the European Space Agency may soon launch new missions to the solar system’s largest planet -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Source:  SciamCategory: ScienceSep 19th, 2017Related News

This pitch-black "hot Jupiter" orbits an alien star and is darker than asphalt

A planet orbiting a star 1,400 light-years from Earth is darker than asphalt.  New data from the Hubble Space Telescope shows that WASP-12b, which has a radius twice as large as Jupiter's, is an incredibly hot planet with a very low albedo—.....»»

Source:  MashableCategory: TopSep 15th, 2017Related News

Roland reissues classic D-50 synth for its "Boutique" line

Roland has been reissuing classic synths for a while now with its "Boutique" line based on earlier Roland keyboards like the Jupiter 8, Juno 106 and JX-3P. The company has also re-imagined the retro-tastic TR-808 and TR-909 drum machines for.....»»

Source:  EngadgetCategory: TopSep 9th, 2017Related News

Jupiter’s powerful aurora is surprisingly different from Earth’s

We always assumed that auroras on Jupiter were caused by the same process that bring the swirling light shows to Earth. New observations show that they aren’t.....»»

Source:  NewscientistCategory: TopSep 6th, 2017Related News

Stunning new view of Jupiter flips Great Red Spot on its side

A new view of Jupiter takes the usual shot of the planet's Great Red Spot and flips it on its side. The captivating new perspective comes from an image created by two citizen scientists who used data from the JunoCam on NASA's Juno spacecraft that's.....»»

Source:  MashableCategory: TopAug 17th, 2017Related News

Hughes signs deal to launch 100Mbps satellite Internet service in 2021

New EchoStar satellite will compete with ViaSat-3 network planned for 2019. Enlarge / An artist's rendering of the EchoStar 24/ Jupiter 3 satellite, planned for launch in 2021. The satellite will provide 100 Mbps residential Internet service to.....»»

Source:  ArstechnicaCategory: TopAug 15th, 2017Related News

Enormous exoplanet has an atmosphere hot enough to boil iron

A planet nearly double the size of Jupiter and 900 light years away has a glowing stratosphere and an atmosphere hot enough that iron there exists as a vapour.....»»

Source:  NewscientistCategory: TopAug 6th, 2017Related News

Why should we protect other planets from our microbes anyway?

Picture this: You're an astronaut visiting Jupiter's moon Europa for the first time.  You set down one boot and then another, bouncing around on the icy surface of the low-gravity world. Now just imagine that those boots haven't been cleaned sin.....»»

Source:  MashableCategory: TopAug 3rd, 2017Related News

Kepler data may hold a Neptune-sized surprise, our first exomoon

Super-Jupiter shows hints that something big is orbiting it. Enlarge (credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech) One of the most important things we've learned from the Kepler mission is that, in many ways, our Solar System isn't unique. Lots of stars have pla.....»»

Source:  ArstechnicaCategory: TopJul 31st, 2017Related News

NASA Releases Juno"s First Stunning Close-Ups of Jupiter"s Giant Storm

NASA's Juno spacecraft has sent back the first photos from its close flyby over Jupiter's famous Great Red Spot. These images offer the closest ever view of the massive storm. The Verge reports: Juno has been orbiting Jupiter for a little over a year.....»»

Source:  SlashdotCategory: TopJul 13th, 2017Related News

A year at Jupiter: Juno has revealed the giant of the Solar System

"In the space exploration business, as you may know, cameras rule." NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Gerald Eichstädt/Seán Doran Scientists get as excited as any.....»»

Source:  ArstechnicaCategory: TopJul 4th, 2017Related News

Mysterious Stellar Eclipse Point To A Giant Ringed Gas Planet Surrounded By A Ring Of Dust

Scientists have found evidence of a giant ringed gas planet which may be up to fifty times more massive than Jupiter, orbiting a star over thousand light years away from Earth.Astronomers have a good idea why a distant star is winking out. A massive.....»»

Source:  TheglobeandmailCategory: TopJul 3rd, 2017Related News

Gemini North reveals stunning images of Jupiter; closeup of Great Red Spot coming 10 July: NASA

When clicked, the NASA's closeup imagery of Jupiter's Great Red Spot will be the first time humanity gets to witness the gigantic storm up close. The post Gemini North reveals stunning images of Jupiter; closeup of Great Red Spot coming 10 July: NASA.....»»

Source:  Tech2Category: AsiaJul 2nd, 2017Related News

Jupiter is the oldest planet in the Solar System

Jupiter's ancient name really is well-deserved: according to a new study, the king of the planets isn't just the largest in the Solar System, it's also the oldest. A team of researchers from Lawrence Livermore National Laborat.....»»

Source:  TheglobeandmailCategory: TopJun 18th, 2017Related News

New study suggests Jupiter’s formation divided Solar System in two

A solid core would have then started adding gas to create the present planet. Enlarge (credit: NASA) Gas giants like Jupiter have to grow fast. Newborn stars are embedded in a disk of gas and dust that goes on to form planets. But the ignition.....»»

Source:  ArstechnicaCategory: TopJun 17th, 2017Related News

Mistaken brown dwarf is actually two planets orbiting each other

New observations reveal a rare binary planet system made of two gas giants four times as massive as Jupiter that likely formed in the breakup of a protostar 10 million years ago.....»»

Source:  NewscientistCategory: TopJun 15th, 2017Related News

How Jupiter split the asteroid belt in two shows its great age

An analysis of meteorites shows that Jupiter divided the rocks of the asteroid belt into two families within the first million years of the solar system.....»»

Source:  NewscientistCategory: TopJun 15th, 2017Related News