Gear up for an amazing celestial show as Venus, Jupiter to converge!
Gear up for an amazing celestial show as Venus, Jupiter to converge!

Stargazers and astronomer are in for this year’s most amazing celestial show: the two brightest planets, Venus and Jupiter, will seemingly collide in the night sky!

NASA spots more 'mysterious' bright spots on Ceres

New images of Ceres from NASA's Dawn spacecraft has provided more visible images of mysterious bright spots and also revealed a pyramid-shaped peak towering over a relatively flat landscape.

Dramatic sky sight: Venus, Jupiter to converge on June 30
Dramatic sky sight: Venus, Jupiter to converge on June 30

A dramatic sight awaits the sky-gazers on June 30 as the two most brightest planets in the solar system, Venus and Jupiter, converge in the night sky.  

NASA mission to look for water on Jupiter's moon Europa
NASA mission to look for water on Jupiter's moon Europa

NASA has come a step closer to its planned mission to Europa which will try to find out if a liquid water ocean beneath the surface of the Jupiter's moon have the ingredients to support life.

This teen discovered a planet of the size of Jupiter
This teen discovered a planet of the size of Jupiter

In a breakthrough, a new planet 1,000 light-years away has been discovered by a 15-year-old schoolboy from Staffordshire.

Struggling Tiger Woods says encouraged by progression in swing
Struggling Tiger Woods says encouraged by progression in swing

Even after posting the worst 72-hole total of his PGA Tour career at last week`s Memorial Tournament, Tiger Woods says he has been encouraged by the progress he has made with his revamped golf swing.

Huge lava lake spotted on moon orbiting Jupiter

A US radio telescope has captured images of an enormous lava lake on the surface of Io, one of the moons orbiting the planet Jupiter, the Puerto Rico Astronomy Society (PRAS) reported.

Scientists to explore Jupiter's icy moon `Europa`
Scientists to explore Jupiter's icy moon `Europa`

Researchers from the Planetary Science Institute will be studying Jupiter`s moon Europa, NASA has announced.

Mystery dark material on Jupiter's moon is sea salt: NASA
Mystery dark material on Jupiter's moon is sea salt: NASA

NASA scientists have revealed that the mysterious dark material on Jupiter's moon Europa is sea salt from a subsurface ocean, discoloured by exposure to radiation.

Dark material from Jupiter's moon Europa possibly sea salt

A new NASA research has suggested that the mystery dark material from Jupiter's moon Europa was probably sea salt.

'Robotic Eel' to explore Jupiter's moon Europa
'Robotic Eel' to explore Jupiter's moon Europa

NASA is planning a "robotic eel" to explore the icy waters of Jupiter's moon Europa where it will derive energy from the local magnetic fields.

Astronomers spot huge lava lake on Jupiter's moon

An extremely powerful telescope on Earth has revealed in detail a huge lava lake on Io - the innermost of the four moons of Jupiter discovered by Italian scientist and scholar Galileo (Galilei) in 1610.

 

 

 

`Dwarf planet` Ceres spawns giant mystery
`Dwarf planet` Ceres spawns giant mystery

First classified a planet, then an asteroid and then a "dwarf planet" with some traits of a moon -- the more scientists learn about Ceres, the weirder it becomes.

Wandering Jupiter changed our solar system
Wandering Jupiter changed our solar system

Jupiter may have swept through the early solar system like a wrecking ball, destroying any newly-formed super-Earths by driving them into the Sun, a new study has found.

A second planet may possess Saturn-like rings
A second planet may possess Saturn-like rings

 In an interesting finding, researchers have detected features around minor planet Chiron that may signal rings, jets, or a shell of dust.

Jupiter`s largest moon definitely has an ocean: NASA

Jupiter`s largest moon, Ganymede, has an underground ocean that contains more water than Earth`s, broadening the hunt for places in the solar system where life might be able to exist.

NASA spacecraft nearing its second stop - dwarf planet Ceres
NASA spacecraft nearing its second stop - dwarf planet Ceres

A NASA spacecraft is preparing to rendezvous with the largest object in the asteroid belt located between Mars and Jupiter.

Another dimmer 'bright spot' on dwarf planet Ceres
Another dimmer 'bright spot' on dwarf planet Ceres

 There's not one, but two bright spots on dwarf planet Ceres, scientists have found.

Jupiter looked at as aliens would see it

Astronomers have observed Jupiter for centuries but a new study that looks at the gas giant as if it was an exoplanet could help make more reliable interpretations of Jupiter.

Sky gazers to witness Jupiter coming closest to Earth tonight
Sky gazers to witness Jupiter coming closest to Earth tonight

In a celestial retreat, skygazers will have a rare opportunity to watch Jupiter, the largest planet in the solar system, from close quarters tonight.