Mission Briefing: Juno

On August 5, 2011, Juno launched from Cape Canaveral and began its long journey to rendezvous with Jupiter on July 4th, 2016.… Read More Mission Briefing: Juno

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Deep Water Rave: Biofluorescence in Fish

From the magical glow of fireflies at night, to the mesmerizing orb of the deep sea angler fish designed to lure prey, most people are familiar with nature’s glowing creatures. This is due to a process called bioluminescence. These animals create their own light by producing a chemical called luciferin, which chemically reacts with oxygen to… Read More Deep Water Rave: Biofluorescence in Fish