Jupiter's turmoil more than skin deep: researchers

Jupiter's turmoil more than skin deep: researchersJupiter’s tempestuous, gassy atmosphere stretches some 3,000 kilometres (1,860 miles) deep and comprises a hundredth of the planet’s mass, studies based on observations by NASA’s Juno spacecraft revealed Wednesday. The measurements shed the first light on what goes on beneath the surface of the largest planet in the Solar System, which from a distance resembles a colourful, striped glass marble. “Galileo viewed the stripes on Jupiter more than 400 years ago.

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