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Earth and Planetary Sciences

Dan Yakir
10.05.2019

His research has led to new a understanding of the ways that semiarid forests affect the climate

landing site
17.03.2019

The main scientific instrument aboard the tiny craft completed its first measurement 

Ice formation
14.03.2019

New research shows that some antifreeze proteins can do both

Cassini image of Saturn
17.01.2019

As Cassini reached its final act, Weizmann Institute of Science researchers took part in the last phase of the 20-year mission

satellites
17.12.2018

An Israeli-German mission to launch a formation of ten tiny satellites that use medically-inspired CT algorithms to answer climate questions wins...

Fragments of phytoplankton outer shell
25.10.2018

When viral infection wipes out an algal bloom, fragments may turn airborne, increasing clouds and cooling the surface below

Blood Moon. Image: Thinkstock
24.07.2018

Israel is privileged to have “front-row” viewings of a blood moon and the simultaneous alignment of four planets

Jupiter_Juno image. NASA
07.03.2018

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

Illustration: Trees in Africa
29.01.2018

Planting trees in some surprising places could increase rainfall and lower atmospheric carbon

Raluca Rufu
23.01.2018

One of the moons of the planet Neptune is too big, too far out, and rotates in the "wrong" direction

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