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Jupiter: The Banded, Big, And Precocious “King Of Planets”

Jupiter: The Banded, Big, And Precocious “King Of Planets” By Judith E Braffman-Miller Banded, big, and precocious, the gas-giant Jupiter is our Solar System’s resident planetary behemoth with a mass that is one-thousandth that of our Sun–and two and a half times that of all the other planets in our Solar System combined. Jupiter is like a star in composition,…

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The Influence Of Ocean Currents On Climate

The Influence Of Ocean Currents On Climate By Waqar Awan The ocean currents influence the climate of a place to a great degree and can dramatically alter the temperature regime of the areas concerned. There are many ocean currents around the globe but the most famous are the following. The Californian Current This current flows past the coastline of San…

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Our Milky Way: Lost And Lonely In The Void

Our Milky Way: Lost And Lonely In The Void By Judith E Braffman-Miller Wherever we look in the Universe, we see the same bizarre foam-like pattern–heavy, invisible filaments of mysterious dark matter braiding themselves around each other, weaving a gigantic structure called the Cosmic Web. The filaments are on fire with the light of dancing stars, that trace out these…

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