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March 23, 2016

Solar Wind Induces Jupiter’s X-ray Aurora

Jupiter boasts some of the most powerful aurora in the solar system. Compared to the Earth’s aurora, it is a few hundred times more powerful and brighter in the all spectrum range. What causes Jupiter’s powerful aurora? Several hypotheses have been proposed, but it has remained a mystery due to a lack of observational evidences...

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February 3, 2016

The chemical composition of the Universe on the largest scales

Aurora Simionescu
JAXA International Top Young Fellow

The stars are parts of our lives much more than we realize. Essentially, everything that is around us – and in us – was forged a long time ago inside a stellar furnace. All of the chemical elements that are heavier than carbon, the oxygen we breathe, the silicon that makes up the sand on the beach, all originate during the life cycle of stars...

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HITOMI

X-ray Astronomy / ASTRO-H

HAYABUSA2

HAYABUSA2

Asteroid Explorer / HAYABUSA2

HISAKI

HISAKI

Spectroscopic Planet Observation / SPRINT-A

AKATSUKI

AKATSUKI

Venus Meteorology / PLANET-C

HINODE

HINODE

Solar Observation / SOLAR-B

SUZAKU

SUZAKU

X-ray Astronomy / ASTRO-EII

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