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Jupiter's Great Red Spot isn't dying, researchers say

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBENov. 26, 2019, 9:56 PM UTCBy Denise ChowJupiter isn’t losing its most famous feature anytime soon.The planet’s Great Red Spot — which appears as a prominent, flame-hued blemish on the gas giant — is a massive storm that has been churning on Jupiter for centuries. Despite observations over the past decade that suggest the storm’s clouds are shrinking, researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, who have been studying the storm’s behavior with computer simulations now say there is no evidence that the megastorm is dying.“I would take all of that with a grain of salt,” said Philip Ma ...