Harvard Researchers Are Front and Center in Unveiling Jupiter’s Mysteries

July 5, 2016

Harvard researchers observed evidence of the transition of hydrogen to metallic hydrogen by squeezing a sample of liquid hydrogen between two diamond tips. Credit: Mohamed Zaghoo/Harvard SEAS.

We may have glimpsed liquid hydrogen abruptly changing into metallic hydrogen, which is the same stuff in the core of Jupiter. But how and when does this transition from gas to liquid metal occur? How does it behave?...

Continue reading the article by Leah Burrows: "Unveiling Jupiter’s Mysteries: Harvard Researchers are Front and Center in Studying It," seas.harvard.edu, June 30, 2016. http://www.seas.harvard.edu/news/2016/06/unveiling-jupiter-s-mysteries.