Juno Heads To Jupiter
It's been many ... go around the Sun. We time it so that when we come back, Earth's here, Earth grabs us, slings us toward Jupiter even at a greater velocity so that we can reach out to Jupiter. And then we arrive at Jupiter three years later. So we'll do ...
Do plastic bags really take 500 years to break down in a landfill?
News reports have cited a statistic that the ubiquitous receptacles take 500 years to break down in landfills. How do we know? Actually, we don't. Plastic bags have only been around for ... t sure how many centuries it takes for the sun to work its magic.
'Fly me to the moon!' Stunning travel posters depict holidays around the solar system including Pluto, Jupiter and Mars
The out-of-this-world trips include skiing on Pluto, a blimp tour of Venus and solar-powered car racing on Mercury, which is billed as the 'hottest road race under the sun ... for many years as a graphic designer but would do these travel posters on ...
Volcano Eruption on Jupiter's Io --10,000 Xs Iceland's 2010 Event
Computer models suggest Io formed in a region around Jupiter where water ice was plentiful ... While it is not especially efficient as a solvent for ions, it does dissolve many substances, including many organic compounds. Other possibilities include ...
How to use a moon of Jupiter to measure light speed
because sometimes Jupiter's reflected light does have farther to go to reach him on Earth. Jupiter takes 12 years to complete one orbit around the Sun. So, sometimes light has to travel farther to get from Jupiter to Earth. See the figure. In fact ...