From the Editor
Search and Discovery
As the planet warms and winds strengthen, the poleward flow of tropical waters is predicted to also intensify. But observations tell a different story.
An obstacle dragged through a Bose–Einstein condensate can leave a well-known pattern of vortices in its wake.
Issues and Events
A new umbrella organization for research centers seeks to buttress efforts to relax the country’s rigid academic culture.
Now that Congress and the White House are firmly in Republican control, President-elect Trump has a clear path to enact his science policy, when it emerges.
Best known for discovering the planetary waves that now bear his name, the Swede was arguably the most influential and innovative meteorologist of the 20th century.
Unlike a rubber balloon, a kamifusen has a hole left open to the surrounding air. So why doesn’t it collapse when you bat it around?