ENLARGE / This figure shows the characteristic ‘horseshoe’ pattern of Atlantic climate variability (top left panel), along with the time history of this pattern (bottom left). Most previous studies attribute this to changes in the ocean circulation. Our study compares climate models that include ocean circulation (top right) with climate models […]


This portrait of Pluto is in enhanced color, to illustrate differences in the composition and texture of Pluto’s surface. Credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI Enlarge University of Maryland astronomers Silvia Protopapa and Douglas Hamilton are among the authors of the first published paper from the New Horizons flyby, which appears in the Oct. […]