December 11, 2012
Bizarre Weather Around the Solar System
Juliana Jaramillo, Slate
Bizarre weather is not restricted to Earth. Hurricane Sandy was a speck of dust compared to some of the cataclysms currently taking place around the solar system. Jupiter, for example, is going through a tumultuous time right now. The gas giant has suffered more meteor impacts in the past four years than has ever been observed, and large cloud formations are spontaneously changing color or disappearing as quickly as they form.
TAGGED: wind, storm, mars, Jupiter, space weather