Science News! Let’s take a look at some of the important developments in science this week…
First, this week NASA’s Juno spacecraft reached Jupiter after a five year journey and is now orbiting the gas giant. The mission will collect in depth data about Jupiter that will help us to understand how the planet formed. Read more from Popular Science here.
Second, this week China finished constructing the world’s largest radio telescope. With a dish the size of 30 football fields the telescope will search for signs of intelligent life in space and can help us learn more about the early days of the universe. Read more from Scientific American here.
Third, researches have discovered evidence of neanderthal cannibalism in northern Europe. Bones were found with signs of having been cut and broken to extract marrow. Read more from Phys.org here.