Science: Sky News

Sky news of last week included:

Jupiter's Spot. Abbe Moreux. director of Bourges Observatory at Bourges, France, after looking at Jupiter for a month, announced that he had found another red spot on the planet. The patch is slowly growing bigger. He thinks it may be an immense frozen continent, 30,000 mi. long, 7,000 mi. wide. Other astronomers have seen these spots before, have not been able to find out what they were because they did not possess strong enough telescopes to study them. Just before the...

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