Jupiter

Exploring Jupiter

In 2016, NASA’s Juno spacecraft began orbiting Jupiter to gather information about the planet’s formation and evolution. In this segment, we sit down with the mission’s principal investigator, Scott Bolton, who reveals some of his team’s findings.

SciTech Now Episode 502

In this episode of SciTech Now, we take a look at tiny museums; discover the hidden life of magnets; see how virtual reality can treat pain; and explore Jupiter.

SciTech Now Episode 330

In this episode of SciTech Now, detecting life on one of Jupiter’s moons as the presence of ice an oxygen has hypothesized extraterrestrial life; mapping the sounds of New York City; researcher Caren Cooper speaks about how ordinary people are changing the face of discovery; and a breakthrough discovery of the Aspirin of the future.

Life on Europa

The presence of ice and oxygen on Europa, one of Jupiter’s four moons, has lead scientists to think that the moon could harbor extraterrestrial life. Led by astrobiologist Kevin Hand at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab, scientists are using chilled vacuum chambers to simulate what life might be like on Europa with the hope that astronauts […]