Solar system

JWST reveals new secrets of Jupiter’s moons in a new light

James Webb Space Telescope sees Jupiter moons in a new light.

New image offers clues on massive planet birth

A spectacular new image released today by the European Southern Observatory gives us clues about how planets as massive as Jupiter could form. Using...

The study discovered the secret to Venus’s youthful appearance

What keeps Venus looking so young?

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.

Earth was formed faster than we thought

This makes the chance of other habitable planets in the Universe more likely.

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.

The subsurface ocean of Saturn’s moon- Enceladus, contains a key building block for life

Key building block for life found at Saturn's moon Enceladus.

‘Hot Jupiters’ may not be orbiting alone

Result challenges longstanding beliefs about the isolation of “hot Jupiters”.

First observation: Scientists discovered a cyclone on the north pole of Uranus

It’s a much more dynamic world than you might think.

Webb finds water, and a new mystery, in rare main belt comet

The NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Space Telescope has enabled another long-sought scientific breakthrough, this time for Solar System scientists studying the origins of the water...

Saturn’s rings are remarkably young, study

How old are Saturn’s rings?

The warm dust around a nearby young star, Fomalhaut

Astronomers used the NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Space Telescope to image the warm dust around a nearby young star, Fomalhaut, in order to study the...

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