This still from an animation illustrates Jupiter’s magnetic field at a single moment in time. The Great Blue Spot, an-invisible-to-the-eye concentration of magnetic field near the equator, stands out as a particularly strong feature. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Harvard/Moore et al. NASA’s Juno mission to Jupiter made the first definitive detection beyond our […]

A bathymetric map showing SS Iron Crown on the sea floor. CSIRO, Author provided Finding shipwrecks isn’t easy – it’s a combination of survivor reports, excellent archival research, a highly skilled team, top equipment and some good old-fashioned luck. And that’s just what happened with the recent discovery of SS Iron […]

A sonar anomaly in the North Sea ended up being a 16th-century Dutch shipwreck. Credit: Netherlands Cultural Heritage Agency Salvagers looking for steel shipping containers at the bottom of the North Sea have discovered a 500-year-old Dutch shipwreck holding a cargo of tons of copper. The searchers were using ship-borne sonar to […]