New theories suggest that it rains on Jupiter and Saturn, just not in the way you’d think it would. Since the gas giants are structurally different from the Earth, their rain isn’t made up of water, nor do they fall through an atmosphere; instead, “raining” is when helium droplets fall through liquid metallic hydrogen. How do we know this? Scientists simulated the conditions on Jupiter and found that helium and hydrogen separated, with the former forming droplets which could possibly precipitate into rain.
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The UK media is regulated by the likes of IPSO and Ofcom. The report by press regulator IMPRESS highlights the link between low levels of media literacy and trust in the news. The study found that three quarters of those who did not know if journalists were regulated did not trust the news. It suggests that improving media literacy is one way to stem the erosion of trust, and shows that audiences have an appetite for information on news processes. Stakeholders need to collaborate in order to rebuild trust in the news, and independent media is well placed to do this. Read full article here