Go with the flow
Fluid dynamics studied in Earth’s oceans show what drives Jupiter’s powerful cyclones.
The roiling storms of Jupiter are one of the most captivating sights in the Solar System, but to one team of researchers, they look strikingly similar to something here on Earth.
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Research led by oceanographer Lia Siegelman applies fluid dynamics principles used in the study of Earth’s oceans to the cyclones on Jupiter’s north pole.