Autonomy for Big Five spells end to status quo

...We're not even talking apples vs. oranges; we're talking Jupiter vs. its moons.But it's not as simple as that, of course...financial well to draw from as Clemson or Georgia. And for all the Jupiters like Alabama, Ohio State and Texas there are plenty of dwarf-planet...

Heaney slated to make season debut for Jupiter

...in 2012 out of Oklahoma State, is returning from a lat strain suffered in spring training. He was assigned to Advanced-A Jupiter and will start against Daytona at 6:35 p.m. Heaney suffered the strain during a sim game in the spring, and it has held...

Galileo shows Jupiter atmosphere has deserts and tropics

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - Jupiter's atmosphere has wet and dry areas...plunged through the outer layers of Jupiter's bottomless atmosphere on Dec...probe landed in the Sahara Desert of Jupiter," Andrew Ingersoll, a planetary...

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Fault line on Jupiter's moon Europa similar to San Andreas fault

...pictures from the Galileo spacecraft orbiting Jupiter show that a fault line on one of the giant...fault were among several discoveries about Jupiter discussed Monday at a meeting of the American...have been examining enormous storms in Jupiter's swirling atmosphere. They persist...

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Biggest Jupiter moon has magnetic field, maybe molten core

NEW YORK - Jupiter's biggest moon, Ganymede, is surprisingly...essentially a planet even though it orbits Jupiter. Ganymede's large-scale magnetic...Mercury are known to have one, although Jupiter's moon Io probably does and Mars might...

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Spacecraft exploring Jupiter system develops problem

...close approaches to the moon Europa and Jupiter. The spacecraft was stable and information...after passing within 360,000 miles of Jupiter's atmosphere. The encounter called...Galileo was launched in 1989 and arrived at Jupiter on Dec. 7, 1995. It completed its...

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Nuclear-powered spacecraft to explore Jupiter's moons

...spacecraft to determine whether three of Jupiter's icy, planet-sized moons have the potential to harbor life. The Jupiter Icy Moons Orbiter, or Jimo, would...potential for sustaining life, as well as Jupiter itself. Besides water, the moons...

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Jupiter's moon is a volcano hotspot

WASHINGTON -- Jupiter's moon Io, the most active body in the solar system, is wracked...miles of the Jovian moon on Oct. 11. Galileo, which is orbiting Jupiter, will make an even closer flyby of Io next Thursday, passing just...

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Europa, one of Jupiter's moons, appears to contain water

Europa, one of Jupiter's 16 moons, appears to contain water - and it may not be the only watery body besides Earth in the solar system. Both the Galileo...

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Walking the dog and finding philosophy

...where Tarf should be by finding both the very bright planet Jupiter and Procyon, the brightest star in Canis Minor.Tarf would...the binoculars to my eyes, sharpen the focus on brilliant Jupiter, scan slightly to the side ... and there it is.Even with...