Saturn's jet streams powered by storms

Saturn's jet stream winds powered by eddies
8 May 2007

New Cassini research suggests that eddies, or giant rotating storms, are the 'engine' powering Saturn's jet stream winds.

This new information about how Saturn's jet streams are powered is contrary to what scientists believed prior to Cassini. The new results are published in the journal Icarus.

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