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The Exotic Atmospheres of Hot Jupiter-like Planets
The Exotic Atmospheres of Hot Jupiter-like Planets
Defining Giant Hot Jupiter-like Exoplanets as an Astronomical Class of ObjectsRead More...
Exploring Titan's Surface of Ice and Organics
Exploring Titan's Surface of Ice and Organics
Titan has been long known to be a photochemical factory.Read More...
Earthshine: Earth's Spectra, Albedo, Clouds, Climate, and the Search for Earth-Like Exoplanets
Earthshine: Earth's Spectra, Albedo, Clouds, Climate, and the Search for Earth-Like Exoplanets
Earth-like planets around distant stars may be too far away to be reached by spacecraft but scientists could still investigate whether they harbor life.Read More...
Origins of Planetary Systems and the Development of Prebiotic Conditions
Origins of Planetary Systems and the Development of Prebiotic Conditions
Scientists at NASA's JPL brought together to develop new interdisciplinary tools for interpreting observations of protostellar disks returned by space telescopes such as Spitzer and Hubble.Read More...
Formation of Nitrogen Atmosphere On Titan<BR><BR>
Formation of Nitrogen Atmosphere On Titan


Why does Titan, a moon of Saturn, possess a large nitrogen atmosphere, when the only other planetary body in our Solar System where vast quantities of nitrogen are observed is our own planet Earth?Read More...
Near-infrared Spectra of Laboratory Water-Methane (H2O-CH4) Ice Mixtures
Near-infrared Spectra of Laboratory Water-Methane (H2O-CH4) Ice Mixtures
Distinguishing methane ice from water ice and their combination using infrared spectroscopy.Read More...
Strain at Radially Fractured Centers (RFCs) on Venus
Strain at Radially Fractured Centers (RFCs) on Venus
Fractures which extend for very large distances are the result of magma intrusions (dikes) below the surface.Read More...
Single-Molecule Resolution of Optical Microscope
Single-Molecule Resolution of Optical Microscope
Researchers at JPL have developed the first optical nanoscope, the Flourescence Apertureless Near-field Scanning Optical Microscope (FANSOM).Read More...
Updates on High-Dispersion Spectroscopy, Radial Velocity and the Planet Search Program
Updates on High-Dispersion Spectroscopy, Radial Velocity and the Planet Search Program
The California-Carnegie team will be able to study the radial velocity of stars with more precision than ever before.Read More...
Low Frequency Plasma Oscillations Observed at Mars During 2003 Solar Storms
Low Frequency Plasma Oscillations Observed at Mars During 2003 Solar Storms
Because of Mars's lack of an intrinsic global magnetic field, the solar wind interacts directly with the Martian ionosphere.Read More...
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