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Earth cyclones and Venusian vortices

Posted on Monday, 16 March, 2009 | Comment icon 1 comment


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A feature observed in Venusian vortices that matches a similar feature in Earth's own cyclones has revealed how much the wind patterns on both planets have in common.

"Scientists have spotted an S-shaped feature in the center of the vortices on Venus that looks familiar — because they've seen it in tropical cyclones on Earth."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by thefinalfrontier on 16 March, 2009, 13:46
I posted this in the astronomy and space section already, It is interesting,




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