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NASA's Cassini Watches Storm Choke on Its Own Tail
Pasadena CA (JPL) Feb 01, 2013
Call it a Saturnian version of the Ouroboros, the mythical serpent that bites its own tail. In a new paper that provides the most detail yet about the life and death of a monstrous thunder-and-lightning storm on Saturn, scientists from NASA's Cassini mission describe how the massive storm churned around the planet until it encountered its own tail and sputtered out. It is the first time scientists have observed a storm consume itself in this way anywhere in the solar system. "This Saturn storm beh ... read more
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