Science


April 25, 2017

NASA’s Juno Space Probe Sends Back Stunning Images of Jupiter

Traveling 1.74 billion miles over 5 years, NASA's Juno space probe entered Jupiter's polar orbit on July 5, 2016. Set to explore the Solar System's largest planet until 2018, the Juno probe will provide valuable information previously unavailable to scientists. Why study Jupiter? Being the largest planet in our Solar System, scientists believe it to be the cornerstone of planet formation.

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April 7, 2017

Underwater Rover Brings Back Fascinating Images of Life on the Ocean Floor

As the only federally funded American ship assigned to explore the ocean floor for the purposes of expanding knowledge, the Okeanos Explorer is currently researching the deep waters around American Samoa. With more than 95% of the world's ocean unexplored, researchers came back with some big discoveries after sending a rover to capture images from American Samoa's ocean floor.

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March 8, 2017

Year’s Best Biological Photos Capture the Artistry of Science

The recently announced the winners of the 2017 Wellcome Image Awards are a fascinating celebration of the scientific world. For 20 years, the awards have recognized photographers who capture significant aspects of healthcare and biomedical science. The overall winner will be announced on March 15, 2017 at the Wellcome Trust in London. All winning images will then go on display in science centers and public galleries around the world.

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