Re: Yes, I'm back
|From:||John Cowan <jcowan@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, January 22, 2003, 21:38|
James Landau scripsit:
> Jovian? I've heard of terrestrial type and gas giant planets, but the site
> doesn't let you create a jovian type. I've never heard of them. Is that a
> type of planet of extreme size (in the sense of mass), enough to flatten
> anything that lands on the surface, but still made of solid material instead
> of being a giant of gas?
No, jovian = gas giant. It's now thought that gas giants have solid cores
way, way down, so the term is a bit misleading.
John Cowan email@example.com www.ccil.org/~cowan www.reutershealth.com
"If I have not seen as far as others, it is because giants were standing
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