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Jupiter_Juno image. NASA

“Jupiter’s atmosphere is many times greater than anything we have seen before” 

Google Earth map displaying storm tracks in the North Atlantic region

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

artist's illustration: JUNO

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

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

Biosphere-Atmosphere Mobile Research Lab

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


Iron pyrite crystal (Thinkstock photos)

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

Iron pyrite. Photo: Thinkstock

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

Old newsprint /Shironeko Euro. History behind the print

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

Paper Archives Reveal Pollution’s History
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

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