NASA tests under-ice robot in Antarctica

NASA tests under-ice robot in Antarctica

NASA’s buoyant robot roams under the sea-ice near Australia’s Casey research station. Photo: NASA/JPL/SETI Institute/Australian Antarctic Division. A PROTOTYPE OF A ROBOT designed to explore underneath the ice crust of Jupiter’s moon Europa, has been tested at...
Hubble’s new view of Jupiter

Hubble’s new view of Jupiter

The image above shows amazing detail and colour in Jupiter’s cloud bands, as captured by the Hubble Space Telescope. The planet’s famous Great Red Spot (GRS) — about twice the diameter of Earth — is prominent. The giant anticyclone is nestled between two bands of...