Observing circles on Saturn

Saturn's winds race furiously around the planet, blowing at speeds in excess of 600 miles (1,000 kilometers) per hour at the equator.

The fast winds of Venus are getting faster

The most detailed record of cloud motion in the atmosphere of Venus chronicled by the European Space Agency's (ESA) Venus Express has revealed that the planet’s winds have steadily been getting faster over the last six years.

Curiosity delivers Martian weather report

NASA's Curiosity rover has been gathering a wealth of information about  winds and natural radiation on Mars, spotting whirlwinds and changes in air pressure.

Antarctic sea ice increase caused by winds

In support of their views, climate change skeptics have long pointed to the fact that Antarctic sea ice - unlike that in the Arctic - is actually growing.

Winds high in stratosphere affect deep ocean currents

Evidence has emerged that changes in the winds high up in the stratosphere have a powerful effect on ocean currents a mile below the surface.

NASA rocket experiment will light up sky

Skywatchers along the eastern US should have a ringside seat for a new NASA experiment designed to shed light on the Earth's jet stream winds.

20 million mph winds seen blowing from black hole

A black hole discovered by NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory is generating winds blowing at 20 million miles per hour - about three percent of the speed of light.

Strong winds could have parted Red Sea for Moses

A new computer model has indicated that the parting of the Red Sea could really have taken place - if the winds were right.

Supersonic winds observed on exoplanet

Astronomers have for the first time observed a massive storm on a planet outside our solar system.