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Giant swirling waves identified at the edge of Jupiter’s magnetosphere

The waves are an important process for transferring energy and mass from the solar wind.

Jupiter’s moon Europa may have had a slow evolution

Europa’s seafloor may be cool and hydrated, and may experience limited, if any, seafloor volcanism.

Study solves the mystery of Jupiter’s stunning color changes

A long-running mystery behind Jupiter’s famous “stripes”.

Hubble monitors changing weather and seasons on Jupiter and Uranus

Ever since its launch in 1990, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has been an interplanetary weather observer, keeping an eye on the ever-changing atmospheres...

The rotation of Europa’s icy crust may be affected by ocean currents

New explanation for how the icy shell of Jupiter’s moon Europa rotates at a different rate than its interior.

Astronomers identified unknown class water-rich asteroids

Small planets originate from the edge of our solar system.

New Aurorae detected on Jupiter’s four largest moons

The team detected aurorae at visible wavelengths.

12 new moons discovered orbiting Jupiter

The discovery of a dozen new moons for Jupiter makes the king of planets the king of moons, too.

Scientists found evidence of magnetic reconnection between Ganymede and Jupiter

This gives us a very early tantalizing taste of the information we expect to learn from ESA’s JUICE mission.

40-year research reveals puzzling patterns in Jupiter’s temperature

Based partly on data from generations of NASA missions, the work could help predict weather on Jupiter.

Juno captured Ganymede’s shadow on the planet

Jupiter in Ganymede’s Shadow.

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