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Would we be crushed by Jupiter's pressure?

Answer

Wiki User
05/31/2009

Pressure in Jupiter is thought to be as high as 5,000GPa. On earth, typical air pressure is around 100kPa. So, if you fell deep enough into Jupiter you would definitely be crushed. However, the intense radiation in Jupiter would have already killed you long before you reached Jupiter's atmosphere.