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Sep 30, 2014 11:59 AM ET // Nola Taylor Redd, SPACE.com Contributor
A nearby star is not acting its age, thanks to the influence of a massive exoplanet.
Sep 10, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Jupiter's intriguing moon Europa may have a very Earth-like quality -- its thick, icy crust appears to act like Earth's tectonic plates. Continue reading →
Jul 18, 2014 12:44 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Europa hides an ocean of liquid water beneath its icy crust; NASA wants to seek out its life-giving potential. Continue reading →
Jul 16, 2014 01:18 PM ET // Irene Klotz
What happens to carbon -- and other solid materials -- when the pressure is even greater, such as what exists in the cores of Jupiter, Saturn and giant planets beyond the solar system? The world's largest laser hopes to find out.
Jul 10, 2014 01:16 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In a newly released image of Jupiter's moon Europa, its frozen, cracked surface has been revealed in breathtaking color. Continue reading →
Jun 24, 2014 11:45 AM ET // Charles Q. Choi, SPACE.com
Jupiter's largest moons don't go completely dark when the giant planet blocks their sunlight, astronomers have found.
May 15, 2014 12:25 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The biggest storm on the biggest planet in the solar system is losing its punch. Continue reading →
May 2, 2014 01:22 PM ET // Jason Major
A new model suggests Jupiter's moon Ganymede has a "club sandwich" subsurface structure of ices and liquid oceans. Continue reading →
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