Jupiter’s "Red Spot" shrinking dramatically
- May 18, 2014
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Jupiter's trademark Great Red Spot-a swirling storm feature larger than Earth-has shrunk to its smallest size ever measured, astronomers report.
The reasons for the shrinkage is unknown, but it's accelerating, astronomers said. If it continues at recently measured rates, the famous blotch will be gone by about 2030.
If Earth's surface were ...