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Jason Reitman to direct new 'Ghostbusters' movie

Director Jason Reitman is planning to make a new "Ghostbuster" film.

Jan 16, 2019, 14:03 PM IST

Flying across Jupiter's clouds, NASA's Juno gets close to a 'rosy' storm – See pic

During the course of its 11th science flyby of the solar system's giant planet, Juno captured a massive close-up view of a storm with bright cloud tops.

Mar 19, 2018, 15:55 PM IST

Juno revelation: Jupiter's mysterious jet-streams are 'unearthly'

The findings, based on based on data collected by the Juno mission, will improve understanding of Jupiter's interior structure, core mass and, eventually, its origin.

Mar 08, 2018, 13:25 PM IST

Jupiter's iconic 'Great Red Spot' is shrinking; may fade away within a decade: Scientist

The Great Red Spot is a giant oval of crimson-colored clouds in Jupiter's southern hemisphere that race counterclockwise around the oval's perimeter with wind speeds greater than any storm on Earth.

Feb 20, 2018, 13:37 PM IST

NASA's Juno accomplishes its tenth science orbit of Jupiter

According to NASA, the closest approach was at 6:36 am PST (9:36 am PST) Earth-received time.

Feb 09, 2018, 10:39 AM IST

NASA's Juno captures 'mind-bending' image of Jupiter's tumultuous atmosphere – See pic

At the time, Juno was a little more than one Earth diameter from Jupiter.

Jan 05, 2018, 09:00 AM IST

NASA's Juno unveils the roots of Jupiter's Great Red Spot - Watch

Juno also has detected a new radiation zone, just above the gas giant's atmosphere, near the equator.

Dec 12, 2017, 16:28 PM IST

Feeling blue: NASA's Juno captures Jupiter's Jovian clouds in striking hues - See pic

Juno captured this image when the spacecraft was only 11,747 miles (18,906 kilometers) from the tops of Jupiter’s clouds — that’s roughly as far as the distance between New York City and Perth, Australia.

Dec 03, 2017, 11:30 AM IST

NASA's Juno beams back magnificent image of Jupiter's southern hemisphere

At the time the image was taken, the spacecraft was 33,115 kilometres from the tops of the clouds of the planet at a latitude of minus 52.96 degrees.  

Nov 10, 2017, 13:35 PM IST

Data returned by NASA's Juno confirms successful completion of eighth Science flyby

Juno's next close flyby of Jupiter will occur on December 16.

Nov 03, 2017, 09:11 AM IST

95 minutes over Jupiter: Juno captures gas giant's changing geometery – See pic

NASA released 11 colour-enhanced images of the giant planet with the south pole on the left (11th image in the sequence) and the north pole on the right (first image in the sequence).

Oct 01, 2017, 14:42 PM IST

What's the mystery behind Jupiter's powerful auroras? Juno gives an unexpected answer

The team was not surprised that electric potentials play a role in their generation. 

Sep 07, 2017, 12:14 PM IST

What's brewing Jupiter? NASA's Juno captures vigorous storm in gas giant's 'Little Red Spot' - See pic

This storm is a long-lived anticyclonic oval named North Temperate Little Red Spot 1 (NN-LRS-1); it has been tracked at least since 1993, and may be older still.

Aug 04, 2017, 09:13 AM IST

Rendezvous with Jupiter's Great Red Spot – First raw images of the iconic storm are here! (Pics inside)

This mission was the closest a spacecraft has ever flown directly over the 16,000km-wide great red spot, passing as close as 3,500km above the planet and about 9,000km above the clouds of the colossal storm itself.

Jul 13, 2017, 09:02 AM IST

Ready for Juno's historical manoueuvre? NASA spacecraft's closest encounter with Jupiter's Great Red Spot today!

This mission will be a part of Juno's sixth science flyby of the gas giant's mysterious cloud tops.

Jul 09, 2017, 10:55 AM IST

NASA's Juno to make closest approach to Jupiter's iconic Great Red Spot in historical manoueuvre on July 10!

This mission will be a part of Juno's sixth science flyby of the gas giant's mysterious cloud tops.

Jul 02, 2017, 09:29 AM IST

Here's looking at you, kid! Check out Jupiter's 'face' peering down at Juno – See pic

Citizen scientists often have a gala time creating the best enhanced-colour images of gas giant by using data delivered by Juno.

Jul 01, 2017, 09:44 AM IST

Jupiter gives a brilliant full view of its bands of clouds to Juno in enhanced colour! - See pic

Taking advantage of the data provided by JunoCam, citizen scientists Gerald Eichstädt and Seán Doran have managed to create a stunning enhanced-color image of Jupiter’s bands of light and dark clouds.

Jun 23, 2017, 11:47 AM IST

NASA's Juno reveals Jupiter's south pole and its swirling atmosphere in enhanced colour!

The image was acquired by Juno while it was looking directly at the Jovian south pole, on February 2, 2017, at 6:06 am PST (9:06 am EST) from an altitude of about 63,400 miles (102,100 kilometers) above Jupiter's cloud tops.

Feb 09, 2017, 23:00 PM IST

NASA's Juno spacecraft completes fourth flyby of Jupiter

Juno is currently in a 53-day orbit, and its next close flyby of Jupiter will occur on March 27, 2017.

Feb 03, 2017, 10:36 AM IST