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February 10, 2016

Mystery of Puzzling Temperature Distribution in the Venusian Polar Regions

A unique characteristic of the atmospheric structure observed in the Venusian is the cold polar vortex surrounding the warmer polar vortex. A large scale numerical simulations of the Venus climate successfully elucidated the formation mechanism of this unique structure.

The Forefront
of Space Science

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February 3, 2016

The chemical composition of the Universe on the largest scales

Aurora Simionescu
JAXA International Top Young Fellow

The stars are parts of our lives much more than we realize. Essentially, everything that is around us – and in us – was forged a long time ago inside a stellar furnace. All of the chemical elements that are heavier than carbon, the oxygen we breathe, the silicon that makes up the sand on the beach, all originate during the life cycle of stars...

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HAYABUSA2

HAYABUSA2

Asteroid Explorer / HAYABUSA2

HISAKI

HISAKI

Spectroscopic Planet Observation / SPRINT-A

AKATSUKI

AKATSUKI

Venus Meteorology / PLANET-C

HINODE

HINODE

Solar Observation / SOLAR-B

SUZAKU

SUZAKU

X-ray Astronomy / ASTRO-EII


ASTRO-H

ASTRO-H
(Under Development)

X-ray Astronomy / ASTRO-H

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