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Why is Jupiter shrinking?

Posted: Sat Aug 22, 2015 11:05 am
by ronbarak
  • Is Jupiter losing volume or mass?
  • If yes, why?
  • And, if mass - will the rate of loss allow (at some future point) the asteroid belt to form a planet?

Re: Why is Jupiter shrinking?

Posted: Sat Aug 22, 2015 7:27 pm
by Brian
Moved to Astrophysics - "The non-amateur stuff" where it seems to fit better.