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Ten new moons of Jupiter discovered, including one ‘oddball’

3 months, 1 day ago
Astronomers on Tuesday announced the discovery of 10 more moons of Jupiter, bringing to 79 the number known to be circling the giant gas planet, including one “wrong-way driver” that appears destined to crash into other moons sharing its…

NASA releases new images of raging storm on Jupiter

1 year, 3 months ago
MIAMI: NASA on Wednesday released a series of stunning images of a raging storm on Jupiter, known as the Great Red Spot, snapped earlier this week as an unmanned probe zipped by. The US space agency's Juno spacecraft flew over the storm…

NASA’s Juno probe shows Earth-sized storms on Jupiter

1 year, 4 months ago
LOS ANGELES: Early science results from NASA’s Juno mission to Jupiter portray the largest planet in our solar system as a complex, gigantic, turbulent world, with Earth-sized polar cyclones, plunging storm systems that travel deep into the…

Trump and Japan’s Abe take a swing at golf diplomacy

1 year, 8 months ago
JUPITER, FLORIDA: President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hit the links on Saturday, as the two leaders looked to forge a bond over a round of golf diplomacy. South African four-time majors champion Ernie Els joined…

NASA unveils photos of Jupiter’s poles

2 years, 1 month ago
WASHINGTON: NASA published Friday the first-ever images of Jupiter's north pole and its southern aurora, taken during the Juno spacecraft's first orbital flyby of the gaseous giant.

NASA probe set to make closest approach yet to Jupiter

2 years, 1 month ago
WASHINGTON: NASA's Juno space probe on Saturday was set to pass the closest it will get to the planet Jupiter during the main phase of its planned mission to the gas giant, the US space agency's officials said.