"We examined every possibility, such as a thermal tide or an instrumental error, but all of them except for a gravity wave were excluded".
Remarkably, the shape seems tied to the slowly rotating terrain below, particularly a high region called Aphrodite Terra, which is up to 5km high and the size of Africa near the equator.
As such, the team say that the evidence is pointing towards gravity waves.
The satellite captured this vision shortly after entering the planet's orbit, and the wave appeared to stand still for several days. Gravity waves ensue when a fluid - such as a liquid, gas or plasma - is displaced from a position of equilibrium.
It is now undertaking a two-year mission to observe Venus, with cameras on board set up to study the atmosphere and cloud physics of our neighbouring planet. (This isn't a gravitational wave, which is a ripple in space-time.) We have these waves in Earth's atmosphere, too; they interfere with weather and cause turbulence.
Four days straight, the massive wave dominated the planet's incredibly hot and dense atmosphere at about 65 km above the surface and stayed still, even in the face of Venus's legendary 223mph winds. You can see the wave remains stationary. "Since gravity waves transfer momentum, mountain-induced waves may be important for the climatology of Venus".
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But she has only gone past the fourth round at a major once since then and slipped to No. 46 at the end of previous year . Eighth-seeded Marcos Baghdatis and unseeded Jaoa Sousa also advanced with straight-set victories.
Mars may be the focus of many current space exploration efforts, but scientists studying Venus have just discovered something very unusual: a massive structure that seems to extend nearly the entire length of planet. "But the air particles are moving up and down, very much as the water particles are moving up and down". "We suggest that winds in the deep atmosphere may be spatially or temporally more variable than previously thought", the study reads.
Tsang agrees that the fact that the authors' report that the feature was not there when the orbiter looked back at the region later is puzzling. "We have found more than 15 bows in the data obtained in one year", Taguchi said. The atmosphere shields Venus from view and makes it hard to understand it.
Illustration of surface winds on Venus being pushed up by a mountain, causing tension in the upper atmosphere that slows the high-altitude winds. On Earth, winds move only 10 to 20 percent the speed of the planet at most, but on Venus they far outpace the planet's stately spin.
Astronomers first found the unusual feature in late 2015 when JAXA's Akatsuki orbiter - a spacecraft created to analyze both the atmospheric dynamics and cloud physics of Venus - detected a odd structure in the upper Venusian atmosphere.
The National Park Service is conducting aerial flyovers to help make it easier for the response teams to enter the area by boat. Rescuers ended up euthanizing nine dolphins too sick to survive, while 72 died on their own by Sunday, said Mase.
In an interview he said: "I would tell them to not waste their time and money unless they want to sell to other countries". The U.S.is BMW's largest market, accounting for an estimated 20% of the group's €94 billion of annual revenues.
SpaceX's effort to recover Falcon first stages is meant to reduce costs by recycling a major piece of the launch system. SpaceX said it will change the way it fuels for now and redesign its pressure vessels in the future.
She had only been promoted to bronze medal position after compatriot Natallia Mikhnevich failed an earlier dope test. Despite the positive test result, Liu will be allowed to keep her gold medal from the 2004 Athens Olympics.
While the Canadian government is taking some steps to address gender equality and tax avoidance, Ravon says it could do more. In 2016, the richest 1 percent of the world held slightly more than half of the wealth of the entire planet, Oxfam notes.
Trump also used racially freighted language when he said that Lewis' Atlanta district was "crime infested" and "falling apart". Three of New York's congressional Democrats slapped back at the Twitter bombs lobbed by President-Elect Donald Trump at Rep.
The upcoming European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT) is created to detect and study potentially habitable planets. Astronomers look at stars through the mid-infrared wavelength range to help tamp down the brightness from the star.
The only negative we see here are the higher provisions for net charge-offs, which grew by $400 million year on year. On an adjusted basis, revenue was $20.22 billion , less than the $20.85 billion analysts had been expecting.
The man Diaco replaces, Mark Banker, previously had held the highest salary on Riley's staff, making $580,663 this past year. Nebraska went 9-4 in 2016, ranking 21st in yards allowed per game and 31st in points surrendered per contest.
The Fed raised its benchmark overnight interest rate last month by 25 basis points to a range of 0.50 percent to 0.75 percent. Receipts at restaurants and bars fell 0.8 percent, while sales at sporting goods and hobby stores rose 0.2 percent.
Apple MacBook Pro will get 32GB RAM, 7th-gen i7
He also added that the Apple 12inch Macbook will be the first to get the processor followed by the 13inch and 15inch model. With such an offering, the MacBook Pro can regain the trust of the consumers but it will be a slow process.
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With Allardyce throwing on Remy to chase a leveller, West Ham countered and Antonio sliced wide, before he laid on the clincher. Andy Carroll scored one of the goals of the Premier League season as West Ham beat Crystal Palace 3-0 at the Olympic Stadium.
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She also said she has tried to find a job to raise money, thought it has been hard without consistent transportation. While it is unknown where Dowdle plans on attending college, she wrote that she has to have the funds by May 1.
Marine Le Pen spotted at Trump Tower and no one knows why
Lombardi lives in Trump Tower, and was described in a Politico Europe article a year ago as "Trump's European fixer". There's also a possibility that Marine Le Pen's visit is linked to Donald Trump's chief strategist Stephen Bannon.