The most famous storm in the solar system is also one of the largest: *******’s Great Red Spot. The storm is just a blemish on *******, but if you compare it to the size of Earth — this storm could swallow our entire planet whole. In July, NASA Juno spacecraft flew over the spot and […]
In 1977, NASA launched two Voyager probes, equipped with golden records describing human accomplishment, on a mission to explore the farthest reaches of the solar system. Each record catalogued our music, our greetings, our art and photography. Forty years later, both spacecrafts are still hurtling through space, exploring parts of the universe where nothing from […]
*******'s southern hemisphere is a swirling, curling sea of colorful clouds in a new image from NASA's Juno spacecraft and two citizen scientists.
The Juno spacecraft recently completed its ninth orbit around ******* and returned images of the planet’s cloudy, cyclone-studded southern hemisphere. ******’s moon Enceladus is well known for its active plumes, and scientists just got a little closer to understanding what might be fueling them. A loose, porous core could be the answer. Gravity tugs at […]