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Jupiter cake crafted from deliciously accurate layers

A cake maker creates a structurally accurate edible model of Jupiter that reveals the planet's layers with every slice.

By Jul. 30, 2013


Jupiter-bound Legonauts in giant leap for toykind

By Jove! The Roman god Jupiter, his wife Juno, and third-wheel Galileo, all in Lego form, are en route to our solar system's largest planet.

By Aug. 5, 2011


Juno launched on $1.1 billion mission to Jupiter

Searching for clues to the origin and evolution of the solar system, NASA launches its solar-powered Juno probe on a five-year voyage to Jupiter, kicking off a $1.1 billion science mission.

By Aug. 5, 2011


NASA readies Juno spacecraft for mission to Jupiter (photos)

On a five-year journey to Jupiter, the largest planet in our solar system, Juno will attempt to sleuth out some details of Jupiter's structure and origin.

21 Images By Aug. 5, 2011


Juno spacecraft poised for five-year voyage to Jupiter

NASA's solar-powered Juno spacecraft, centerpiece of a $1.1 billion mission to Jupiter, will spend a year orbiting the solar system's largest planet to study the formation and evolution of the solar system.

By Jul. 27, 2011


Astronomers study 'gargantuan' Jupiter impact

Astronomers around the world are aiming telescopes at Jupiter to study an Earth-size scar in the planet's atmosphere caused by a presumed comet or asteroid impact.

By Jul. 21, 2009


NASA preparing mission to study of Jupiter

The mission is scheduled for 2011 and will take around five years to reach the solar system's largest planet.

By Nov. 24, 2008


Hubble snaps picture of Jupiter impact site

Hubble Space Telescope, still undergoing checkout after a shuttle servicing mission in May, takes dramatic pictures of Jupiter that show remnants of a presumed impact.

By Jul. 24, 2009


Jupiter and its moons--through an iPhone camera

An amateur astronomer has captured this image of a planet more than 500 million miles away--with his iPhone.

By Oct. 31, 2008


NASA scoops up planetary details on Jupiter flyby

This story initially misstated how close the New Horizons probe got to Jupiter. It flew within 1.4 million miles of the planet.

By Oct. 9, 2007