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5 Jupiter mysteries Europe's space organization hopes to solve with its Juice mission

5 Jupiter mysteries Europe’s space organization hopes to solve with its Juice mission

Home to a larger-than-earth mandarin storm, owners of peachy winds so chilly that you’d probably freeze on impact, and collectors of 79 separate moons, Jupiter is something of a spectacle. Even its enormous size is hardly comprehensible. Take each planet in our solar system, merge their masses, multiply it by two and you get a …

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Analyzed Brain Areas

Human Brain Project: Researchers shed new light on the organization of the human brain

The analyzed areas: visual system (purple line), auditory (orange) and motor area (dark gray) and the somatosensory area (green line). Credit: D. Zachlod, Julich Brain Atlas Obviously, the human brain is incredibly complex, with about 100 billion neurons and an estimated 100 trillion connections. Even if you know the major areas of the brain, such …

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