Jupiter: Secrets of the Solar System
This episode investigates the mysteries locked inside the mega-planet Jupiter through NASA’s pioneering Juno mission. What hidden energy deep inside the planet drives Jupiter’s never-ending super-storms?
How does an ocean of a weird type of hydrogen mould a third magnetic pole at Jupiter’s equator? Does a collision with another planet billions of years ago explain why the core of Jupiter is a fuzzy mixture of rock and gas? This episode unpacks the latest findings of the Juno mission to reveal Jupiter’s hidden secrets and explore if this mega-planet even unlocks the origins of life on Earth.