What's hot in space?

New space images show lightning, lagoons and big iron on planets such as Mercury, Jupiter and Venus.


There have been some great images and new space research revealed in the past couple weeks, most of it coming from the European Planetary Science Congress 2010. Most of the images and results centred on what the planets and stars are made of. In most cases though a picture is worth more than a thousand words. Here's a round-up of some of the most interesting studies and images.