Deducing Jupiter’s Stratospheric Circulation From Its Composition
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I am part of the science team running the UV-spectrograph on NASA's Juno mission. My duties involve observation planning , calibration and monitoring the health of the instrument, data pipeline, science interpretation and exploitation. I am also involved in public outreach.

                       

Deducing Jupiter’s Stratospheric Circulation From Its Composition

Jupiter is the king of all planets in the Solar System. It is the largest one, mostly composed of gas, and is thought to have formed earlier than most of the rocky planets – including Earth – in the history of the Solar System. It is of prime interest because it keeps a record of the elemental bricks of the Solar System’s early stages hidden in its deep interior, a record that NASA’s Juno mission is currently trying to reveal...

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