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Posts tagged jupiter

June 25, 2014

 

A satellite view of Europa's icy surface

The Ocean Of Europa

Could the frigid waters of Jupiter's moon Europa host alien life?

March 1, 2012

 

star cluster

Space, Hardly Empty

If recent research is correct, the blackness between stars harbors more excitement than you could possibly comprehend.

October 5, 2011

 

saturn, earth, moons

Oxygen-Rich, Cold, And May Have Life!

A Moment of Science looks at the many different moons in our solar system.

October 4, 2011

 

model planets in a museum

Why Pluto Is No Longer Considered A Planet : Rogue Planets

So, if the planet doesn't orbit a sun, can it still be called a planet?

June 23, 2011

 

solar_system

Collision Course (Planets)

Why are the planets where they are instead of somewhere else?

April 22, 2011

 

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Beyond That Planet: Our Solar System

Nowadays everybody knows there are nine planets in our solar system, but that information was hard won.

February 23, 2011

 

jupiter and moons

Galileo: Father Of Modern Science

A Moment of Science gives a Science Hero Award to Galileo!

January 18, 2011

 

light lines created by a flashlight

How To Calculate The Speed Of Light

Learn how Ole Roemer learned that light does take time to travel.

June 22, 2010

 

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Earth Has Love Handles!

Yes, it's true, Earth has "love handles!" Learn more about Earth's bulge...

April 9, 2007

 

a scaled model of the voyager spacecraft

A Message from Afar

How can scientist know so much about the sun's heliosheath without being able to go there?

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