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Helium Rains Inside Saturn, Jupiter And Other Jovian Planets, Research Suggests

Models of how Saturn and Jupiter formed may soon take on a different look. By determining the properties of hydrogen-helium mixtures at the millions of atmospheres of pressure present in the interior of Saturn and Jupiter, physicists have determined the temperature at a given pressure when helium becomes insoluble in dense metallic hydrogen.
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Physicists Steer Electrons With Laser Pulses

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (6 years ago)

Three theoretical physicists explained how attosecond laser pulses can be used to direct the motion of an electron inside a hydrogen molecule, and what the measurable consequences of this control over the electron would be.... Read Post

NASA and ESA headed back to Jupiter's moons

News : Scientific American: Observations (6 years ago)

NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) today unveiled their joint plans for exploring the outer planets, choosing to head to Jupiter and four of its moons before further exploring the moons of Saturn. Each space agency will launch... Read Post

Baby Jupiters Must Gain Weight Fast

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (6 years ago)

The planet Jupiter gained weight in a hurry during its infancy. It had to, since the material from which it formed probably disappeared in just a few million years, according to a new study of planet formation around young stars.... Read Post


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