Thursday, April 2, 2009

Jupiter Becoming Less Spotty

Scientists at U.C. Berkeley have discovered that in the decade between 1996 and 2006, Jupiter's famous red spot shrank by 15%. If the trend continues, Jupiter could be spot-less in some amount of time I'm too lazy to mathematically calculate. This is probably good news for Jupiter, as the unsightly blemished has really cramped its style over the last several centuries. With a clear atmosphere, it can now enter a more adult stage of its planetary life. Maybe Jupiter can start dating. I hear Saturn's available, though its ridiculously oversized abstinence rings might be a deterrent. Still, I hear those "saving themselves for Jesus" chicks will still take it in the butt. And that's not nothing. More details here.

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