Skip to comments.Venusí Winds Are Mysteriously Speeding Up
Posted on 06/18/2013 7:46:58 PM PDT by BenLurkin
High-altitude winds on neighboring Venus have long been known to be quite speedy, whipping sulfuric-acid-laden clouds around the superheated planet at speeds well over 300 km/h (180 mph). And after over six years collecting data from orbit, ESAs Venus Express has found that the winds there are steadily getting faster and scientists really dont know why.
By tracking the movements of distinct features in Venus cloud tops at an altitude of 70 km (43 miles) over a period of six years which is 10 of Venus years scientists have been able to monitor patterns in long-term global wind speeds.
What two separate studies have found is a rising trend in high-altitude wind speeds in a broad swath south of Venus equator, from around 300 km/h when Venus Express first entered orbit in 2006 to 400 km/h (250 mph) in 2012.
(Excerpt) Read more at universetoday.com ...
First the IRS, NSA scandals, now winds on Venus, will trouble never stop?
Global warning. Another reason for Al Gore to fight the Keystone pipe.
Has Algore been told about this yet? Surely there is something he can do.
Time to bury all of the SUVs already!
So.... from the surface of Venus, all objects in space are closer than they appear from Earth.
FEMA is moving fast to cut checks to cover damages on the wind-struck planet as we speak...
Well I’m not sure if this is global warming or Bush’s fault, but we better ban guns, raise taxes, cut oil production, subsidize green energy and unilaterally disarm all our nukes just to be sure!!
“and scientists really dont know why”
Well, seriously, I know why...
Wind, on Venus or earth, are caused by unequal pressures. Unequal pressures are caused by unequal heating. The sun goes through changes that cause the unequal heating...
No something worse,TPGW aka Trans Planetary Global Warming! OMG now we are responsible for the sun warming other planets too! For the love of God! someone call Manbearpig to save us!
Uranus has been esting too many beans!
Al recently visited Venus and the Gore Effect is the cause of the velocity increase!
This graph shows the decline in sunspot activity:
Life ain't fair. :-)
What about Serena’s winds?
You don’t want to be standing behind her in the elevator after she’s eaten the beans and greens at the Williams family reunion BBQ. Let’s just leave it at that.
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