Science in a Minute 112719 Giant Red Spot of Jupiter is Not Dying Despite Recent Reports

November 29, 2019 02:50 PM
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Science in a Minute 112719 Giant Red Spot of Jupiter is Not Dying Despite Recent Reports
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The most iconic feature of planet Jupiter is its Giant Red Spot, which is actually an ongoing spinning storm vortex. Scientists have been saying that the Giant Red Spot is shrinking and could disappear someday in the future. Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley and Rice University, in Houston, Texas, say their findings suggest the death of the Great Red Spot has been greatly exaggerated. The researchers say that there is no evidence that the size or density of it storm vortex has changed.