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Beautifully detailed images of the gas giant taken by NASA’a Juno probe, recently processed by Seán Doran and Gerald Eichstädt.

More images available including this hi-res download on Doran’s Flickr page.

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Photos (colourised by mathematician and software pro Gerald Eichstädt) taken by the Juno Spacecraft during its last transit of Jupiter brought to life by Sean Doran.

Juno flies over the surface of the gaseous planet every 53 days, recording six megabytes of data for two hours which takes 36 hours days to download

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Joseph Bennett and Charles Huettner’s short for Adult Swim’s Toonami in which a pair of explorers become stranded on a distant planet inhabited by a variety of bizarre lifeforms.

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Samorost 3 – an immersive game App recently released by Prague based Amanita Design (creators of the award winning Mechinarium).  Surreal, non verbal, heavily reliant on symbolism, sound design and intuition, the game is like an interactive artwork where players progress through the ecosystems of nine planets by solving increasingly difficult puzzles.

It’s no Pokemon Go.

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A simulated, colour-enhanced flyover of the dwarf planet Ceres (a tiny denizen of the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter) created by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab using data from the Dawn Spacecraft.

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