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Day: April 12, 2017

Great Cold Spot Discovered on Jupiter

A ‘Great Cold Spot’, a weather feature, has been discovered in Jupiter’s atmosphere—the planet’s second ‘Great Spot’ to be documented by scientists. The new findings are published in Geophysical Research Letters. Jupiter is already known for having a Great Red Spot. The new one, named Great Cold Spot, has been discovered by a team of

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Metal in Martian Atmosphere!

Mars has metal in its atmosphere, says a new finding obtained from Maven spacecraft flying near the red planet. The study is published in Geophysical Research Letters. A metal Mars Mars is a ‘metal planet’. It has electrically charged metal atoms (known as ions) permanently dancing high up in its atmosphere, more specifically in its ionosphere.

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