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Jupiter

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'Hot Jupiter' heats up fast as it passes close enough to high-five its star

Scientists have spotted a distant gas-giant planet that goes through wild temperature swings as it passes its star on a highly eccentric orbit every 111 days.

By March 28, 2016

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Watch something bash Jupiter, causing an explosion seen from Earth

Two amateur astronomers separately capture a continent-size blast emanating from the massive planet.

By March 29, 2016

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Jupiter probe grabs solar-power record

While it hasn't reached its destination yet, the Juno spacecraft has surpassed an impressive milestone in space exploration.

By January 14, 2016

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Astronomers find another 'Jupiter' orbiting a sun just like ours

A surprising find has researchers thinking that they may have discovered a "Solar System 2.0."

By July 15, 2015

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Surprises revealed in new 4K Jupiter close-up by Hubble

The space telescope is taking a close look at the gas giant and finds that a massive wave on the planet seen decades ago wasn't just a fluke.

By October 13, 2015

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Icefin robot: Today, exploring Antarctica's depths. Tomorrow, Jupiter's moon?

As part of a NASA-funded program, a needle-like robotic vehicle is plunging the icy depths at our planet's poles. Jupiter's moon Europa could be next.

By April 3, 2015

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Jupiter's Ganymede moon hides a big ocean (pictures)

Observations from the Hubble Space Telescope have confirmed that there's a salty subsurface ocean on Jupiter's largest moon.

7 Images By March 12, 2015

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Plans get rolling for mission to Jupiter's icy moon Europa, Ep. 191

Crave has a new time slot: Thursday! Celebrate by taking a ride on the rugged Storm electric bike. Plus, try not to judge this book by its cover, or it will judge you back. And NASA officially announces plans to visit Jupiter moon Europa.

By February 5, 2015

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Crave Ep. 191: Plans get rolling for mission to Jupiter's icy moon Europa

Scientists suspect that Jupiter's icy moon Europa contains a vast ocean that may help support alien life forms. The only way to find out is to go there. NASA looks ahead to a Europa mission by 2020.

By February 5, 2015

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Europa: NASA looks to Jupiter's mysterious moon (pictures)

NASA is entering the planning phase for a mission to Europa, believed to have a massive ocean beneath its icy surface.

8 Images By February 3, 2015