On Earth, mountains form along tectonic boundaries, but Io, Jupiter's volcanic moon, is awash with molten rock and dotted with solitary mountains -- how did they form?
The gas giant is known to be the target of some massive chunks of space debris, but now astronomers have a pretty good idea about how many big impacts can be seen from Earth.
Could another part of the Europa life equation be locked in the water-rock chemical reactions we are familiar with on Earth?
Only one star system discovered so far has a population of both super-Earths and hot-Jupiters -- what's up with that?
The gas giant appears to have experienced a pretty significant impact event and the flash of the extraterrestrial meteor was caught by amateur astronomers who just happened to be videoing Jupiter and its moons.
Powerful solar storms are the engine behind the intense X-ray auroras seen at Jupiter.
A NASA spacecraft now has Jupiter more squarely in its sights ahead of its July 4 arrival at the solar system's largest planet.
Welcome to 2016, space fans! With a new rover scheduled to land on Mars, a probe launching toward an asteroid, new info on Jupiter, and the Rosetta probe smashing into a comet on purpose, there's much to look forward to.
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