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As of 2015, facts about the planet Jupiter can be found on websites for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and The Planets. NASA offers separate Web pages aimed at adults and children. More »

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Facts collected about Jupiter are known to be true because the scientific method is used to arrive at logical, rational conclusions about the universe. Because of the scientific method, experts have a high degree of conf... More »

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Jupiter is the largest planet in the solar system and has more than double the mass of the other planets in the solar system combined. Being the largest and most massive planet in the solar system isn't Jupiter's only di... More »

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The planet Jupiter was named after the chief Roman god of the same name, also known as Jove. It was named so because Jupiter is the largest planet in the solar system, while Jove is the king of the Roman gods. More »

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It would be impossible for humans or any other life to live on Jupiter, as the planet is made up primarily of gases almost the all the way to its core. NASA speculates that it might be possible for a very secure spacecra... More »

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Jupiter is a gas giant composed almost entirely of hydrogen and helium in various forms, with trace elements taking up only 1 percent of the planet's composition. Although it is small compared to the sun, Jupiter is over... More »

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Jupiter is the largest and most massive planet in the solar system. It was named after the chief Roman god. It is a gas giant composed of liquid and gaseous matter, and has many moons. Some of the storms in its atmospher... More »

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