Space, the winds of Jupiter “sink” up to 3 thousand kilometers from the clouds

March 8, 2018

The Nasa Juno probe, in orbit around Jupiter, was able to measure the depth of penetration of the winds under the thick blanket of clouds on the planet; it is about 3 thousand Km below the level of clouds. The discovery, to which Italy has also contributed through the La Sapienza University of Rome, will allow us to shed light on the atmospheric circulation and on the internal structure of…