05272017

Juno peers below Jupiter’s clouds

Image copyright NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/BA.Hall/G.Robles Image caption South Pole: The polar cloud structure at Jupiter is very different from that at Saturn [...]

Juno peers below Jupiter’s clouds

Image copyright NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/BA.Hall/G.Robles Image caption South Pole: The polar cloud structure at Jupiter is very different from that at Saturn [...]

Juno peers below Jupiter’s clouds

Image copyright NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Betsy Asher Hall/Gervas Image caption South Pole: The polar cloud structure at Jupiter is very different from that [...]

New Zealand space launch is first from a private site

Image copyright [email protected] Image caption The launch had been delayed by several days due to poor weather An American [...]

Schiaparelli: Crashed lander was ill-prepared for Mars

Image copyright ESA Image caption Artwork: The retrorockets should have fired for about 30 seconds The crashed European spacecraft [...]

Flamingo balancing act saves energy

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption The one-legged posture is passive, requiring no active muscular force Flamingos [...]

Frozen ‘space sperm’ passes fertility test

Image copyright RobinOlimb/Getty Healthy baby mice have been born using freeze-dried sperm stored in the near-weightless environment of space. The Japanese team behind the gravity-breaking experiment [...]

Lean-burn physiology gives Sherpas peak-performance

Image copyright Extreme Everest Image caption Science at the top of the world Nepalese Sherpas have a physiology that uses oxygen [...]

Brexit barriers ‘would harm science’, say universities

Image copyright PA Image caption The UK’s universities are among the biggest beneficiaries of EU research funding Barriers [...]

Brexit barriers ‘would harm science’, say universities

Image copyright PA Image caption The UK’s universities are among the biggest beneficiaries of EU research funding Barriers [...]