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Earth and Planetary Sciences

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

The south pole of Jupiter is seen from an altitude of 32,000 miles (52,000 kilometers) in this enhanced color mosaic of images from NASA's JunoCam. Cyclones up to 600 miles wide (1,000 km) are visible. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Betsy Asher Hall/Gervasio Robles SCOTT BOLTON - 3
15.06.2017

Weizmann Institute scientists are leading one of the main experiments on NASA’s Juno space mission, aimed at learning how deep the planet's jet...

algal bloom from space
06.04.2017

How do algal blooms spread in areas where nutrients are scarce? 

Moon formation
09.01.2017

New simulations challenge the idea that the Moon was born of a single giant collision

 

Roy Naor
02.01.2017

Israel’s official representative prepares to conduct geological research in a simulated Mars station  

Dr. Flores on Tara
05.09.2016

Scientists aboard the TARA investigate marine ecology

Proxima Centauri b
24.08.2016

Weizmann Institute of Science researcher is a part of the team that discovered a planet with an Earth-like mass orbiting in the habitable zone of...

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...

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