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Jupiter’s Colorful Cloud Belts

January 12, 2018 – Colorful swirling cloud belts dominate Jupiter’s southern hemisphere in this image captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft. Jupiter appears in this color-enhanced image as a tapestry of vibrant cloud bands and storms. The dark region in the…

January 11, 2018

Steep Slopes On Mars Reveal Structure Of Buried Ice January 11, 2018 – Researchers using NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) have found eight sites where thick deposits of ice beneath Mars’ surface are exposed in faces of eroding slopes. These…

Citizen Scientists Discover Five-Planet System

January 11, 2018 – In its search for exoplanets—planets outside of our solar system—NASA’s Kepler telescope trails behind Earth, measuring the brightness of stars that may potentially host planets. The instrument identifies potential planets around other stars by looking for…

January 10, 2018

The Climate Secrets Of Southern Clouds January 10, 2018 – This month, an international team of scientists will head to the remote Southern Ocean for six weeks to tackle one of the region’s many persistent mysteries: its clouds. What they…

January 9, 2018

NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission Locates Elusive Electron Act January 9, 2018 – The space high above Earth may seem empty, but it’s a carnival packed with magnetic field lines and high-energy particles. This region is known as the magnetosphere and,…