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Analysis of Galileo's Jupiter entry probe reveals gaps in heat shield modeling  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
The entry probe of the Galileo mission to Jupiter entered the planet's atmosphere in 1995 in fiery fashion. As the probe descended from Mach... more
Analysis of Galileo's Jupiter entry probe reveals gaps in heat shield modeling  nanowerk · 4 days
Data from the probe's 1995 fireball has continued to confound those studying the mission. New simulations and faster computers point to bettering atmospheric entry... more
Analysis of Galileo's Jupiter entry probe reveals gaps in heat shield modeling  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
The entry probe of the Galileo mission to Jupiter entered the planet's atmosphere in 1995 in fiery fashion, generating enough heat to cause plasma... more
Astronomers Discover Twenty New Saturnian Moons and You Can Help Name Them  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Astronomers using the Subaru Telescope in Hawaii have found 20 new moons orbiting Saturn. The discovery brings the total number of known Saturnian moons... more
Saturn surpasses Jupiter after the discovery of 20 new moons  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Move over Jupiter; Saturn is the new moon king. A team has found 20 new moons orbiting Saturn. This brings the ringed planet's total number of moons to... more
Astronomers found 20 new moons orbiting Saturn - and you can help name them  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Astronomers found 20 new moons orbiting Saturn. This brings the ringed planet's total number of moons to 82, surpassing Jupiter,... more
TESS Discovers Its First Brown Dwarf  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Astronomers using NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) have discovered an intermediate-mass brown dwarf orbiting a young star about 841 light-years from Earth. Named... more
Many Gas Giant Exoplanets Waiting To Be Discovered  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
There is an as-yet-unseen population of Jupiter-like planets orbiting nearby Sun-like stars, awaiting discovery by future missions like NASA’s WFIRST... more
L-chondrite breakup might have contributed to Ordovician biodiversification  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
About 466 Mya, a major impact event took place between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. Space dust spread all across the Solar System, and some of it was found near Saint... more
Exoplanet orbits its star every 18 hours  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
In the past decade, thousands of planets have been discovered beyond our solar system. These planets have provided astronomers with the opportunity to study planetary systems that defy our preconcieved notions. This includes particularly... more
NASA's Juno prepares to jump Jupiter's shadow  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
NASA's Juno mission to Jupiter has successfully executed a 10.5-hour propulsive maneuver—extraordinarily long by mission standards. The goal of the burn, as its known, will keep the solar-powered spacecraft out of what would have... more
What moons in other stellar systems reveal about planets like Neptune and Jupiter  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
What is the difference between a planet-satellite system as we have with the Earth and moon, versus a binary planet—two planets orbiting... more
ESA Impact Q3 2019  ESA · 3 weeks
ESA Impact Q3 brings you magnificent images of Jupiter and Saturn, 150 million stars and science on board the Space Station. Browse the texts and videos for insights more
Many gas giant exoplanets waiting to be discovered  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
There is an as-yet-unseen population of Jupiter-like planets orbiting nearby Sun-like stars, awaiting discovery by future missions like NASA's WFIRST space telescope, according to new models of gas giant planet formation by... more
Many gas giant exoplanets waiting to be discovered  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
There is an as-yet-unseen population of Jupiter-like planets orbiting nearby Sun-like stars, awaiting discovery by future missions like NASA's WFIRST space telescope, according to new models of gas giant planet formation. more
Scientists puzzled by really big planet orbiting really little star  REUTERS · 3 weeks
Scientists are expressing surprise after discovering a solar system 30 light-years away from Earth that defies... more
A giant exoplanet orbiting a very-low-mass star challenges planet formation models  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
Surveys have shown that super-Earth and Neptune-mass exoplanets are more frequent than gas giants around low-mass stars, as predicted by the core accretion theory of planet... more
Newfound Cosmic 'Gateway' Funnels Small, Icy Objects to the Inner Solar System  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 weeks
Beginning as small, icy bodies on the outskirts of the solar system, comets turn into spectacular streaks of light when they pass through a... more
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