You know, with Reality on Fire, it’s easy to miss dope news like this. Check this shit out. The oceans of Jupiter’s moon Europa? May be fucking habitable.
Yo! Peep a look at Jupiter’s hazy higher atmosphere! It’s courtesy of NASA’s Juno mission.
Hit the jump to check it out, ’cause it’s huge.
It took merely hundreds of exposures by the Gemini North Telescope in Hawaii to captured this photo of Jupiter. It’s one of the “sharpest observations of the planet ever made on the ground” and it’s also gnarly as fuck.
Some astronomers believe Jupiter is flinging comets into the solar system. Not stopping them. What the fuck, bro!
Jupiter! For years, I operated under the idea that it protected the Earth from comets. That was the consensus! Fuck! However, some astronomers now believe it may be doing the exact opposite.
Jupiter! Ain’t ever gonna stop with its massive, existentially nauseating-sized storms. It’s got itself a new one near its South Pole!
NASA’s Juno spacecraft caught this gorgeous image of Jupiter! It was taken as the spacecraft sped away from the big gaseous bastard, and provides a look at its southern hemisphere.
Hell yeah! You want some photos of a solar eclipse on Jupiter? Well, motherfucker, you’re in the right place. NASA’s Juno spacecraft snapped these photos during a fly-by, and we’re all the richer for it.
Five of Jupiter’s newly discovered moons got names! Meet Pandia, Ersa, Eirene, Philophrosyne and Eupheme!
Five of Jupiter’s twelve newly discovered moons got themselves names!
NASA has confirmed it’s going to Jupiter’s moon Europa, folks. Launching a sumbitch up into the Cosmos to hunt for life. Expected launch date? Somewhere between 2033 and 2035.
Jupiter had something seriously huge smash into it on Wednesday. The Cosmos don’t give a shit about us!
I’ve long known that Jupiter serves as a bulwark for the rest of the solar system. Eating some tremendously large objects to protect the rest of it. Whelp, Wednesday night? Something seriously huge smashed into the planet. This all, you know, underscores the importance of getting humans spread across the solar system. Diversify our asses for when Earth inevitably takes one right off the chin.