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Gravity Waves Are Responsible for Jupiter’s Jet Stream Reversals

A new model developed at Goddard points to gravity waves in Jupiter’s atmosphere as the cause, and we might have a similar mechanism on Earth.

Source: NASA: Gravity Waves Are Responsible for Jupiter’s Jet Stream Flip-Flops – ExtremeTech

One thought on "Gravity Waves Are Responsible for Jupiter’s Jet Stream Reversals"

  1. Just remember that this is “gravity waves” in the fluid-dynamics sense, not in the relativistic sense.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gravity_wave

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