How Fast Does the Wind Blow on Jupiter?
ES2704  What's the Difference?

You've compared the atmospheric circulation of Earth and Jupiter and measured wind speeds on Jupiter. The same physical laws apply everywhere, so how do you explain the differences in their atmospheres?

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9. What do you think are the differences between Earth and Jupiter that are responsible for the differences in their atmospheric circulation?


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