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NASA's Juno spacecraft has discovered that Jupiter's atmosphere produces lightning-like electrical outbursts called transient luminous events. On Earth, these colorful lights occur during thunderstorms,...

At least it doesn’t smell of Uranus! Perfumery creates new scent inspired by the planet JUPITER with notes of rotten egg, cleaning products and almonds JUPITER by TOLI aims to immerse its wearer...

The Hubble Space Telescope took a striking new photo of Jupiter that shows how the planet's weather patterns have evolved. The gas giant's most famous storm – its Great Red Spot –...

Cloudy with a chance of ‘mushballs’: Exotic weather on Jupiter is caused by slushy hail stones made of water and ammonia that trigger huge storms on the gas giant Experts have been studying...

Stunning ‘lucky’ image of Jupiter taken in infrared turns the gas giant into a ‘jack-o-lantern’ and reveals how the planet’s tumultuous atmosphere creates 50-mile thick lightning...

A meteoroid that grazed the night sky over Australia in 2017 took a very unusual path away from Earth. By Joshua Sokol It’s not unusual for meteors to illuminate night skies over south-western Australia’s...

A massive planet 1,000 light years from Earth is close to the edge of destruction, say British astronomers. The mysterious world is so near its star that a 'year' lasts just 18 hours –...

At first glance at this image, you’d be forgiven for mistaking it as a surrealist painting. But the image of Jupiter is very much real, and was snapped by NASA’s Juno spacecraft during its 24th close...

At first glance at this photo you’d be forgiven for mistaking it as a surrealist painting. But the photo is very much real, and was snapped by NASA ’s Juno spacecraft back in 2018. The beautiful...

Jupiter is flinging space rocks at the Earth ‘like a sniper’ – NOT sucking up or deflecting dangerous debris, physicist claims Common wisdom says Jupiter’s huge gravity sucks in...

The image shows Jupiter’s Great Red Spot and storms in the gas giant’s southern hemisphere. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Kevin M. Gill) Jupiter is being accused of actively...

If you look into the night sky tonight and notice two particularly bright ‘stars’, you may actually be looking at Jupiter and Venus. The two planets are both expected to be visible in the sky tonight,...

Jupiter was struck by ayoung planet with 10 times the mass of Earth about 4.5 billion years ago, a new study suggests. The planet struck Jupiter’score and stirred up the heavy elements inside....

Scientists have discovered a huge exoplanet that’s 13 times bigger than Jupiter – the biggest planet in our solar system. The researchers, from the Sao Paulo Research Foundation, discovered...

‘First ever’ look at a planet outside our solar system: ‘Super-Jupiter’ gas giant 129 light years from Earth coated in a thick orange atmosphere is revealed after a new technique...

As sky watchers are still reliving some of the best moments from last night’s stunning Super Blood “Wolf” Moon, the January total lunar eclipse makes way for another gorgeous celestial...