Pluto in enhanced color, to illustrate differences in the composition and texture of its surface. NASA / Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory / Southwest Research Institute

I’ve Always Wondered: How do we know what lies at the heart of Pluto?

I’ve Always Wondered: How do we know what lies at the heart of Pluto? Pluto in enhanced color, to illustrate differences in the composition and…

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Time to peer below the swirling clouds of Jupiter. NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Kevin M. Gill, CC BY

The latest from Juno as Jupiter appears bright in the night sky

The latest from Juno as Jupiter appears bright in the night sky Time to peer below the swirling clouds of Jupiter. NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Kevin M. Gill, CC…

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New images from the SPHERE instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope are revealing the dusty discs surrounding nearby young stars in greater detail than previously achieved. They show a bizarre variety of shapes, sizes and structures, including the likely effects of planets still in the process of forming. Credit: ESO/H. Avenhaus et al./E. Sissa et al./DARTT-S and SHINE collaborations

SPHERE Reveals Fascinating Zoo of Discs Around Young Stars

SPHERE Reveals Fascinating Zoo of Discs Around Young Stars New images from the SPHERE instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope are revealing the dusty discs…

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This enhanced-color image of Jupiter’s south pole and its swirling atmosphere was created by citizen scientist Roman Tkachenko using data from the JunoCam imager on NASA’s Juno spacecraft. NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Roman Tkachenko

Juno mission unveils Jupiter’s complex interior, weather and magnetism

Juno mission unveils Jupiter’s complex interior, weather and magnetism This enhanced-color image of Jupiter’s south pole and its swirling atmosphere was created by citizen scientist…

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