Jupiter moon's 'club sandwich' ocean could potentially support life
May 5, 2014, 9:50 a.m. by Mike Wall, SPACE.com
If Ganymede's interior ocean is in contact with rocks, it could open up possibilities for alien life.
Jupiter dominates the night sky this week
March 4, 2014, 7:40 a.m. by Geoff Gaherty, SPACE.com
The huge gas giant owns up to its name as it outshines even the brightest stars.
Jupiter and Moon meet up in night sky tonight
December 18, 2013, 11:57 a.m. by Joe Rao, SPACE.com
The sedate whiteness of Jupiter will be easy to spot in a clear sky.
Jupiter moon Europa may have waterspouts taller than Mount Everest
December 12, 2013, 1:39 p.m. by Charles Q. Choi, SPACE.com
Scientists believe that Jupiter's gravity influences the frequency and intensity of the eruptions.
NASA spacecraft captures 'starship view' of Earth, moon
December 11, 2013, 9:31 a.m. by Megan Gannon, SPACE.com
The Jupiter-bound Juno snapped photos of our home planet from 600,000 miles away.
Why Jupiter's Great Red Spot hasn't faded
December 2, 2013, 12:41 p.m. by Charles Q. Choi, SPACE.com
Scientists credit vertical flows of wind and gas and occasional mergers with smaller vortices as the reasons by the spot's endurance.
Lonely alien planet discovered without a parent star
October 11, 2013, 8:19 a.m. by Megan Gannon, SPACE.com
The absence of a bright star near this planet may actually help scientists trying to understand the nature of planets outside our solar system.
NASA's Juno spacecraft will slingshot by Earth on its way to Jupiter
October 8, 2013, 1:09 p.m. by Mike Wall, SPACE.com
Two years after the initial launch, this flyby maneuver is an essential boost to get the solar-powered spacecraft to its destination in the outer solar system.
NASA's Juno spacecraft is halfway to Jupiter
August 14, 2013, 9:23 a.m. by Mike Wall, Sspace
The spacecraft will orbit the gas giant for a full Earth year in an effort to learn about Jupiter's origins, structure and composition.
Artist envisions NYC on other planets
May 21, 2013, 2 p.m. by Mike Wall, SPACE.com
In hopes of inspiring others to appreciate Earth, Nickolay Lamm transplanted the Big Apple to all of the planets in our solar system.
Try spotting Jupiter in the daylight this weekend
April 12, 2013, 9:45 a.m. by Geoff Gaherty, SPACE.com
When Jupiter is close to the moon, as it will be this weekend, it is easier to spot.
Ingredient for life common on Jupiter's icy moon Europa
April 8, 2013, 1:28 a.m. by Tariq Malik, SPACE.com
Hydrogen peroxide is created on Europa due to the intense radiation bombardment of the moon's surface as it moves through Jupiter's powerful magnetic field.