Leading Euro pay TV operator Sky has acquired a 60% stake in U.S. production company Jupiter Entertainment. Founded in 1996 by Stephen Land, Jupiter Entertainment specialises in non-scripted programmes. Its shows include Welcome to...Show More Summary
The pan-European pay TV company's latest deal expands the programs its Sky Vision international distribution unit can take around the world. read more
On Jan. 24, 2015, three of Jupiter’s largest moons crossed directly in front of Jupiter’s face at the same time. This is called a triple transit, and it’s a relatively rare event. It was observed from many locations, but arguably...Show More Summary
The early spring heavens blossom with planetary opportunity, as Jupiter opens the night high in the southeastern sky at sunset. At -2.3 magnitude, find the giant planet near the constellation Cancer. This big, bright planet now passes south about 9:30 p.m., and by mid-April, it crosses the meridian about 8:30 p.m. Show More Summary
Jupiter gone wild and a sweet revelation about chocolate make the list: Turkish Delight: A Huge Underground City : Construction workers demolishing homes in Turkey's Nevsehir province in 2013 found the entrance to what could be the largest ancient underground city ever unearthed in the region. Its creators had a practical...
Galileo discovered evidence to support Copernicus’ heliocentric theory when he observed four moons in orbit around Jupiter. Beginning on January 7, 1610, he mapped nightly the position of the 4 “Medicean stars” (later renamed the Galilean moons). Show More Summary
The road to lower costs outer planet missions has been paved by NASA’s first two New Frontiers missions, the $700M New Horizons mission to Pluto and the $1.1B Juno mission to Jupiter. But can the cost of a mission to the outer solar system be cut to $450M, the limit for a Discovery mission?
MARK MILLAR’s starry career has spanned creator-owned mega-projects, influential DC and Marvel superhero tales and numerous panel-to-screen hit adaptations (the “Kick-Ass” films, “Wanted,” “Kingsman: Secret Service”), taking the writer from the Scottish bogs to the world stage.Read full article >>
Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com – @BednarChuck Our solar system might have been a vastly different place before Jupiter arrived, according to a new Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that suggests that the gas giant may have destroyed an entire generation of inner planets before entering...
JUPITER, Fla. — Max Scherzer has been terrific this spring. He made his fifth start on Wednesday and delivered another strong outing. Facing a Cardinals’ lineup of regulars, he struck out nine batters over six scoreless innings and allowed only three hits on 82 pitches. Show More Summary
JUPITER, Fla. — Washington Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon’s status for opening day is “in jeopardy,” according to Manager Matt Williams, after Rendon continued to feel discomfort in his balky left knee and had a second MRI on Tuesday. Read full article >>
JUPITER, Fla. — Stephen Strasburg was in the training room in Space Coast Stadium in Viera on Monday, getting treatment on his twisted ankle before going outside to throw, when Manager Matt Williams came in to talk to him. For the past three seasons, Strasburg has sat atop the Nationals‘ rotation, the starter on opening day. Show More Summary
JUPITER, Fla. — Washington Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon felt discomfort in his left knee while testing it out Tuesday, putting his status for opening day on April 6 in further doubt.“It wasn’t a staggering pain but it was still there and still lingering,” Rendon said Wednesday. Show More Summary
Dawn approaches Ceres. The spacecraft Dawn, that is, and the asteroid Ceres, the largest of the rocks orbiting the Sun between Mars and Jupiter. Dawn has been headed slowly toward Ceres for many months now, and only recently has its target been big enough to see as more than a dot. On Feb. Show More Summary
New observations of the planet's extreme ultraviolet emissions show that bright explosions of Jupiter's aurora likely also get kicked off by the planet-moon interaction, not by solar activity.
JUPITER, Fla. — The Nationals take on the Cardinals on Wednesday and Max Scherzer makes his penultimate start of the spring. Yunel Escobar is slated to play five innings at second base and leadoff so that he can get as many at-bats as possible. Michael A. Taylor is hitting lower in the lineup. As always, discuss the game below.Read full article >>
On Earth, bursts of particles spewed by the Sun spark shimmering auroras, like the Northern Lights, that briefly dance at our planet’s poles. But, on Jupiter, there’s an auroral glow all the time, and new observations show that this Jovian...
Our solar system is weird. First of all, it doesn’t look much like other ones we’ve been finding. A lot of those have Jupiter-size giant planets orbiting very close in to their parents stars (“hot Jupiters”), closer even than Mercury orbits the Sun. Show More Summary
Groans heard as Alabama school teacher links 'gay marriage' to hotly contested tax referendum. Jared Leto teases his Joker voice. Angelina Jolie has ovaries and fallopian tubes removed. First school in the southeast for LGBT students may open in Atlanta:...
When astronomers began studying other solar systems in the Milky Way galaxy back in the 1990s, they noticed something peculiar: most of these systems have big planets that circle their host stars in tight orbits, a finding that makes...Show More Summary