Scientists Claim Jupiter Became Big After Eating Small Plane…

Scientists Claim Jupiter Became Big After Eating Small Plane…

(MENAFN- BreezyScroll) A recent study has found out that there is a reason why Jupiter is dubbed the biggest planet in our solar system. Turns out that it achieved this gigantic size (300 times bigger than Earth) by consuming other small planets. Astonishing. Isn’t it? By studying the gravitational data collected by NASA’s Juna space … Read more

Stunning Jupiter storm photographs can be analyzed by citizens in new scientific project

Stunning Jupiter storm photographs can be analyzed by citizens in new scientific project

Stunning Jupiter storm photographs can be analyzed by citizens in new scientific project A new project empowers citizens to identify the composition of Jupiter’s storms Scientists have long sought to understand the ‘vortices’ forming in the clouds of these storms Jupiter more than 467 million miles from Earth and its atmosphere is composed of hydrogen … Read more

Jupiter bulked up by cannibalizing baby planets, scientists find – National

Jupiter bulked up by cannibalizing baby planets, scientists find – National

The latest news out of our solar system invokes memories of a game of Hungry Hippos. A new paper published this month in the journal Astronomy & Astrophysics says that the planet Jupiter might have gotten so big in part by, in a sense, gobbling up smaller nearby planets. NASA’s Juno probe was able to … Read more

Data From NASA’s Juno Shows Jupiter Devoured Baby Planets in the Past

Data From NASA’s Juno Shows Jupiter Devoured Baby Planets in the Past

You may remember the mythology behind the Greek gods, more commonly known as the Olympians. Kronos, the Greek god of time and the king of the titans, was to swallow a young Zeus due to a prophecy stating he would be dethroned by his own son. However, Rhea, Zeus’ mother, switched him with a rock, … Read more

Jupiter’s composition reveals shocking facts! Here’s what study says

Jupiter’s composition reveals shocking facts!  Here’s what study says

A new study revealed some shocking facts about Jupiter’s early age. This is what you should know. Jupiter, which is said to be the oldest planet in our solar system, is composed almost entirely of hydrogen and helium gases. Well, it also contains several other heavier elements such as metals. Despite the fact that metal … Read more

New Study Suggests That a Young Jupiter Gobbled Up Plenty of Planetesimals

New Study Suggests That a Young Jupiter Gobbled Up Plenty of Planetesimals

Jupiter is composed almost entirely of hydrogen and helium. The amounts of each closely conform to the theoretical quantities in the primordial solar nebula. But it also contains other heavier elements, which astronomers call metals. Even though metals are a small component of Jupiter, their presence and distribution tell astronomers a lot. According to a … Read more

We May Have Found A ‘Dune Moon’ Around Jupiter Say Scientists

We May Have Found A ‘Dune Moon’ Around Jupiter Say Scientists

388097 01: Gliding past the planet Jupiter, the Cassini spacecraft captures this awe inspiring view … [+] of active Io, Jupiter’s third largest satellite, with the largest gas giant as a backdrop, offering a stunning demonstration of the ruling planet’s relative size, April 20, 2001. The Cassini spacecraft itself was about 10 million kilometers from … Read more

Has NASA found Hell? Strange planet where clouds rain lava and everything is burning found; check details

Has NASA found Hell?  Strange planet where clouds rain lava and everything is burning found;  check details

The Spitzer Space Telescope of NASA has discovered a hell-like planet clouds rain lava. Know more details about this strange space rock. If we have learned anything from the various space exploration missions conducted by NASA, it’s that the universe can be extremely strange. Weird even. We have discovered exoplanets (planets that orbit a star … Read more

Witness the RARE 5 planet alignment this June! Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn line-up is here

Witness the RARE 5 planet alignment this June!  Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn line-up is here

A rare planet alignment of Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn will adorn the sky soon! Know when and how to watch it. Skywatchers will be delighted with the special and rare view of the sky this June! We are talking about the planetary alignment of five major planets from our solar system – Mercury, … Read more