Science: Jupiter's Hot Halo

Whatever future space explorers may find, a couple of California scientists have already decided that the big planet Jupiter and the little planet Earth have at least one thing in common: each is girdled by a strong magnetic field, a rare phenomenon anywhere in the solar system. Using the twin, 90-ft. radio telescopes at California Institute of Technology's Owens Valley Observatory. Research Fellow David Morris and Graduate Student G. L. Berge have estimated the strength of Jupiter's mighty magnetism.

Observed by radio waves instead of light waves. Jupiter does not look round. It appears to be an oval object more than three...

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