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Apr 13, 2016 12:11 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Only one star system discovered so far has a population of both super-Earths and hot-Jupiters -- what's up with that?
Mar 29, 2016 01:41 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
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.
Mar 23, 2016 02:16 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Powerful solar storms are the engine behind the intense X-ray auroras seen at Jupiter.
Feb 5, 2016 01:15 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
A NASA spacecraft now has Jupiter more squarely in its sights ahead of its July 4 arrival at the solar system's largest planet.
Jan 5, 2016 11:14 AM ET
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.
Jan 4, 2016 01:00 PM ET // Mark Thompson
The winter sky is by far the best time for astronomy. Long, dark nights with cool weather can present us with fabulously clear dark skies that last for hours -- let's hunt down some astronomical treasures!
Nov 25, 2015 12:08 PM ET // Susanna Speier, Space.com Contributor
An inside look at the dust-analyzing instrument that will fly on NASA's upcoming mission to the ocean-harboring Jupiter moon.
Oct 19, 2015 08:30 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A series of laboratory tests show that some terrestrial bacteria would adapt well to the salty and sulfate-rich ocean believed to exist beneath the hard icy shell of Europa.
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