Tag: Jupiter

Data from Juno and Cassini reveals some New Surprises

Data from Juno and Cassini reveals some New Surprises

The latest data from the Juno and Cassini missions has forced the scientists to think again about the current theories of planetary formation in our Solar System. The data from the Cassini and Juno missions is questioning the authenticity of the current theories about how planets form and behave around our Sun. David Stevenson, a…

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Insulating Crust kept Cryomagma Liquid on Ceres

Insulating Crust kept Cryomagma Liquid on Ceres

Researchers from the University of Texas joined forces with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) of NASA to get some incredible insights about the volcanic activity of Ceres. According to the latest research published in the journal ‘Geophysical Research Letters’, white spots of salt were found on the surface of Ceres. Scientists showed that certain variations…

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Earth’s Magnetic Shield Booms like a Drum

Earth’s Magnetic Shield Booms like a Drum

New research shows that the Earth’s magnetic shield booms loudly (when hit by impulses) but we cannot hear it because the frequencies are too low in pitch for human ears to pick up. Earth has a magnetic field around it which collides with the solar wind, a stream of charged particles bombarded at Earth by…

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Why is Uranus Spinning on its Side?

Why is Uranus Spinning on its Side?

It is known about Uranus that it is spinning on its side, instead of being upright to its axis. But how come that? Although we have limited information about Uranus, it is regarded as the most mysterious planet of our solar system. The most obvious mystery of Uranus is the fact that it is spinning…

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Researchers Found Signs of Life in a Lake Deep Beneath Antarctica

Researchers Found Signs of Life in a Lake Deep Beneath Antarctica

According to a news report from Nature, an ice-covered lake in Antarctica is teeming with bacterial life. The southernmost continent of our planet, Antarctica, is generally considered an inhospitable wasteland of ice and snow but recent research shows that there is much more to it than the extreme environment. The researching team found colonies of…

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Astronomers Found Evidence of a Curious Weather Phenomenon on Titan

Astronomers Found Evidence of a Curious Weather Phenomenon on Titan

Scientists have finally found the first evidence of seasonal storms on Titan. The Cassini Spacecraft of NASA reached the orbit of Saturn in 2004. At that time, it was summer on the Southern Hemisphere of Titan, the largest moon of the planet. Since then, researchers have been waiting eagerly to watch the signs of seasonal…

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Top 7 Wonders of our Solar System

Top 7 Wonders of our Solar System

From the rings of Saturn to the tallest mountain on Vesta, our solar system is full of fascinating phenomena. The vastness of our solar system has a lot of celestial wonders to offer. The advancement of technology has enabled humanity to explore more and more of these beauties. Some of the most amazing and astonishing…

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Voyager 2 Finally Enters Interstellar Space

Voyager 2 Finally Enters Interstellar Space

Voyager 2 has become the second probe to break through the Heliopause. One of the most popular explorers of our age, Voyager 2, was launched on 20th August 1977 with the intentions of studying the outer planets. However, it exceeded all the expectations (just like its twin Voyager 1) and entered the interstellar space on…

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Astronomers Found One of the Oldest Stars of the Universe

Astronomers Found One of the Oldest Stars of the Universe

Researchers discover 2MASS J18082002-5104378 B, a member from the 1st generation of stars. Do you get amazed by all the stars that you see in the night sky? A recent study published in the journal ‘The Astrophysical Journal’ shows that scientists have now found something even more exciting, a 13.5-billion-year-old star which is almost entirely…

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The Story of Us

The Story of Us

A new video by Absolute Knowledge is now on! It’s been a long journey until here. Mankind is the result of 13.8 billion years of evolution. This video shows the process of creating, from the big bang, to the future. When we think of 13.8 billion years it may seem an eternity, but in the…

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Europa has some Unusual Spikes on its Surface

Europa has some Unusual Spikes on its Surface

50-meter high structures of ice await spacecraft that want to land on the surface of Europa. Despite being the 6th largest moon of our solar system, Europa is the smallest of the four Galilean moons of Jupiter. The name of this moon came from Europa, the legendary mother of King Minos of Crete. It was…

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Huge Ice Volcanoes take place on Ceres Every Year

Huge Ice Volcanoes take place on Ceres Every Year

Researchers from the University of Arizona solved the mystery about the missing mountains of Ceres. Giuseppe Piazzi of the Palermo Astronomical Observatory was the name behind the discovery of Ceres, the first asteroid ever located by astronomers. He made this historic detection on 1st January 1801. At the time of this finding, Ceres was given…

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NASA Found Water in the Depths of the Great Red Spot

NASA Found Water in the Depths of the Great Red Spot

A team of researchers reveals that a considerable amount of water is present deep inside the atmosphere of Jupiter. The chemical resemblance between Jupiter and the Sun makes it a key planet for understanding the formation of our solar system. More importantly, it will help humanity to learn more about the development of other solar…

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Growth Disorders of Jupiter

Growth Disorders of Jupiter

Latest research reveals that the growth of Jupiter faced a delay of 2 million years. Jupiter is the largest planet of our solar system. It is the 3rd brightest natural object that we can observe in the night sky. The term ‘gas giant’ is used to refer Jupiter because gases like Hydrogen and Helium constitute…

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NASA Captures a Captivating Video of the Moon

NASA Captures a Captivating Video of the Moon

Moon has some outstanding scenes for all the viewers out there and NASA has compiled them artistically. The relationship of humanity with the Moon is a long-lasting one which began on 4th January 1959 when Luna 1 flew past it. The next massive development came to the scenes on 13th September 1959 as Luna 2…

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Scientists found Titanium and Iron for the First Time on an Ultrahot Jupiter

Scientists found Titanium and Iron for the First Time on an Ultrahot Jupiter

KELT-9b reveals some shocking facts about ultra-hot exoplanets as researchers used spectrography to analyze its atmosphere. All the stars, planets, meteors, and asteroids offer all the exceptional characteristics of our solar system. These features help define the individuality of each astronomical object. The continuous upsurge of the resources ensures persistent development in the field of…

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12 New Moons of Jupiter Discovered and One of them is really odd

12 New Moons of Jupiter Discovered and One of them is really odd

The tally of Jupiter’s moons reaches 79 but astronomers found something strange about the motion of one of them. Our solar system is surrounded by an assortment of planets, each having a diverse set of properties and characteristics than the other. The solar system is believed to be formed about 4.6 billion years ago as…

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Scientists Detect a Planet around PDS 70

Scientists Detect a Planet around PDS 70

The combination of SPHERE and the Very Large Telescope discovered a forming planet in its youth. Space has been surprising us ever since we started exploring it. Entities like Nebulas, Black Holes, and Exoplanets have a nag of amazing us with their mysteries and secrets. Scientists are always trying to unveil more and more information…

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Two New Solar Systems discovered to have a planet like ours

Two New Solar Systems discovered to have a planet like ours

Kepler Space Telescope found two solar systems which have planets quite similar to Earth. The prospect of finding planetary systems similar to our Milky Way has always been intriguing. Scientists have been trying to discover new unknown worlds with the possibility of supporting human life and this is not the first time a planet or…

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The Biggest Objects observed in the Universe

The Biggest Objects observed in the Universe

The size of cosmic objects is simply mindboggling and the existence of some of them is a mystery in itself. Our universe is so huge that we haven’t been able to discover everything that it has to offer. That’s the reason why the crown of the largest thing in the universe is changing frequently as…

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China is going to Land on the Dark side of the Moon

China is going to Land on the Dark side of the Moon

Humans are on-track for analyzing the far side of Earth’s Moon. Scientists are exploring all parts of our solar system following the advancement of technology. Different missions are being sent to various places like Europa (the moon of Jupiter), Mars, and as far as Pluto. All these missions clearly indicate that humanity wants to search…

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Exiled Asteroid discovered in the Outer reaches of the Solar System

Exiled Asteroid discovered in the Outer reaches of the Solar System

An asteroid is found in the outskirts of our solar system that is believed to be formed billions of years ago. Our solar system was much different in its early days. An international team of scientists investigated the solar system of that time by making use of ESO telescopes and different theoretical models. They concluded…

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Signs of Water on Jupiter’s moon Europa

Signs of Water on Jupiter’s moon Europa

A research adds a lot of weight to the claims that water plumes exist on Europa. As water is a vital ingredient for supporting life, scientists are searching for its traces in different parts of the universe. Europa, a Moon of Jupiter, is one of the main contenders for fostering life in our solar system.…

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