Explosion Seen On Jupiter

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 48•38 Sep 14, 2012

Earlier this week, two amateur astronomers witnessed and captured video of what appeared to be a 100-mile-wide fireball in the atmosphere of Jupiter, a phenomenon they believe was likely the result of a major meteor or comet impact. What do you think?

  • “This just goes to show: If you stare at Jupiter long enough, something might happen.”

    Phil Horvath –
    Hay Sorter

  • “Aw, other people saw that too? There goes my wish.”

    Lynn Dacascos –
    Nuclear Engineer

  • “I’m sorry. I’m way too stressed to think about Jupiter today. That planet is huge.”

    Stan Rhodes –
    Mayonnaise Mixer