Jupiter’s Moon Europa

Jupiter’s Moon Europa The solar system has always been a little like a sports team: everyone knows the starting lineup—the eight great plants and Pluto batting ninth. But it’s the minor leagues—the 183 moons—that hold the real surprises. Of that huge swarm, perhaps none is as intriguing as Jupiter’s Europa, a frozen world with an [...]

7 Things From the Rio Opening Ceremony You Couldn’t See on TV

7 Things From the Rio Opening Ceremony You Couldn’t See on TV ---------------------------------------------------------------   The Olympic Opening Ceremony and its winding parade of nations are a television mega-event. But the cameras can’t pick up everything (although Pita Taufatofua, Tonga’s shirtless, oiled flagbearer played just as big inside the stadium). Here are seven takeaways from the [...]