Solar-Wind Powered Aurora’s at Jupiter’s Poles –“Heating the Gas Giant”

    “Such heating and chemical reactions may tell us something about other planets with harsh environments, and even early Earth,” said Yasumasa Kasaba of Tohoku University, who also worked on NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory Earth-based telescope observing team. “The solar wind impact at Jupiter is an extreme example of space weather,” said James Sinclair … Continue reading Solar-Wind Powered Aurora’s at Jupiter’s Poles –“Heating the Gas Giant”