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Google Earth map displaying storm tracks in the North Atlantic region
13.11.2017

Weizmann Institute of Science research uncovers the internal mechanisms driving storms toward the poles

artist's illustration: JUNO
30.06.2016

Dr. Yohai Kaspi is part of the Juno Science team that hopes to answer some burning questions about the largest planet in the Solar System...

Satellite image showing a patch of bright waters associated with a bloom of phytoplankton in the Barents Sea off Norway. Image courtesy of Norman Kuring, Ocean Color Group at Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA
21.10.2014

Understanding how viruses attack giant algal blooms may help us understand their role in fixing global carbon
 

Biosphere-Atmosphere Mobile Research Lab
02.07.2013

A method devised by Institute scientists may help researchers get a grip on CO2 absorption by plants

 

Iron pyrite crystal (Thinkstock photos)
28.08.2012

As sulfur moves through the environment, it helps regulate oxygen in the atmosphere

Iron pyrite. Photo: Thinkstock
23.07.2012

The sulfur-based chemistry of iron pyrite may play a major role in atmospheric oxygen concentrations
 

Old newsprint /Shironeko Euro. History behind the print
04.11.2011

Old paper preserves records of air pollution from over 100 years ago.

Paper Archives Reveal Pollution’s History
08.02.2011
A new source of climate records is as close as the nearest university library: Back issues of magazines reveal the rise in...
Scientists Reveal Soot’s Role in Climate Change
14.08.2008

Scientists' findings may cause climatologists to rethink soot’s role in shaping the Earth’s climate. The scientists...

Dr. Ilan Koren. Clear data on clouds
01.10.2006

Do tiny particles in the atmosphere cool things down or warm them up? The answer's not so simple