Jupiter’s atmosphere moves like Earth’s

NASA scientists have been studying Jupiter as a way of understanding a curious atmospheric cycle on Earth which repeats every 28 months. Known as the equatorial jet stream, the cycle was discovered after the 1883 eruption of Krakatoa volcano, in what is now Indonesia, when debris was spotted being carried …

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Saudis shoot down missile aimed at royal palace

Saudi Arabia says it has shot down a ballistic missile fired by Yemeni rebels at the royal palace in Riyadh. Mohammed Abdul-Salam, spokesman for the rebel Houthi movement in Yemen, said that a meeting of Saudi leaders at the Yamama Palace had been targeted. Saudi state television said it was …

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