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October 29, 2021

Jupiter’s Great Red Spot Measured in Depth for the First Time

Jupiter’s Great Red Spot is up there with the rings of Saturn and the blue marble of Earth for solar system icon status. In a study published this week in Science,...

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July 21, 2021

Jupiter’s Super Polar Cyclones are Here to Stay

Weizmann Institute scientists have revealed how gigantic cyclones remain stable at both of Jupiter’s poles.  Until recently, before NASA’s Juno space probe entered its orbit around the planet Jupiter, no...

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November 1, 2020

Ice Could Exist Near the Lunar Surface

New collaborative research from the United States and the Weizmann Institute of Science shows that micro cold traps near the Moon’s poles could contain a ready supply of water ice....

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May 16, 2020

NASA’s Next Destination? The Hope is Neptune as Trident Team Reaches Discovery Program Finals

In 2026 a super accurate clock planned by the Weizmann Institute of Science, the Israeli Space Agency (ISA) and an Israeli company, Accubeat – named The Trident Team – could...

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January 19, 2019

Saturn’s Atmosphere Proves Deep, Its Rings Young

As Cassini – one of the more successful planetary missions, orbiting and returning information on Saturn and its moons – reached its final act, Weizmann Institute of Science researchers took...

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March 9, 2018

Unveiling the Depths of Jupiter’s Winds

Three papers published in Nature and broadly reported in the media, answer a question that scientists have been asking ever since Galileo first observed the famous stripes of Jupiter: Are the colorful...

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July 7, 2016

Our Eyes are on Jupiter

The Weizmann Institute of Science’s 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. As...

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