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Red Spot and WISE, the giver of plenty

16 November 2013

At http://phys.org/print303673640.html … Jupiter's red spot, is a giant vortice that is supposed to lose energy by radiating heat and is suspended between two jet streams flowing in opposite directions – which is also supposed to weaken it. The red spot manages to survive in spite of the various computer models that say it should not. Here is another one.

At http://phys.org/print303722702.html … the images produced by the WISE mission have now been fully processed and a new catalogue published – consisting of three quarters of a billion objects of one kind or another. It also brings to life distant galaxies, once invisble, into the limelight.

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