Though Jupiter's red spot looks small in this photo, it's actually about 10,000 miles wide — bigger than Earth's diameter. Space Telescope Science Institute/NASA hide caption

toggle caption Space Telescope Science Institute/NASA

The Two-Way

How Jupiter's Red Spot Makes Things High Above It Hot, Hot, Hot

Think summer's hot on Earth? Space physicists tracking weather on Jupiter say the roar of the raging storm we call the Great Red Spot heats the outer atmosphere above it by more than 1,000 degrees F.

Boxer Claressa Shields, shown here in November 2015, wants to follow in Muhammad Ali's footsteps. Harry How/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Harry How/Getty Images

The Torch

For Olympic Boxer Claressa Shields, Round 2 Brings New Expectations

At 17, boxer Claressa Shields won gold in the 2012 London Olympics. But it didn't change her life as much as she thought it would. After she returned home to Flint, Michigan, she thought: Now what?

Master of Life Khruangbin
Guajira Borrachita (Guajira) Pedro Soler & Gaspar Claus

Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine does a walk on the Democratic National Convention stage ahead of his prime time speech on Wednesday night. Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images

How Tim Kaine Went From City Council To Vice Presidential Candidate

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/487665600/487665601" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Heights
Heading Back
Rode Null Hauschka

Light shines on the mountains behind the Mendenhall Glacier in Juneau, Alaska. Guides are using the glacier's rapid retreat as a stark lesson on the effects of climate change. Becky Bohrer/AP hide caption

toggle caption Becky Bohrer/AP

Visitors To A Shrinking Alaskan Glacier Get A Lesson On Climate Change

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/485601554/487665691" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Cascade NW By W Max Richter
Grand Canyon Timbre Timbre
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Grand Canyon
Album
Hot Dreams
Artist
Timbre Timbre

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

D-O-D-G-E-R-S Song (Oh Really? No, O'Malley) Danny Kaye
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
D-O-D-G-E-R-S Song (Oh Really? No, O'Malley)
Album
Baseball's Greatest Hits
Artist
Danny Kaye

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Keepin' out of Mischief Now Tommy Dorsey
Sleep on the Left Side Cornershop

Though Jupiter's red spot looks small in this photo, it's actually about 10,000 miles wide — bigger than Earth's diameter. Space Telescope Science Institute/NASA hide caption

toggle caption Space Telescope Science Institute/NASA

How Jupiter's Red Spot Makes Things High Above It Hot, Hot, Hot

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/487597264/487665697" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Les Métamorphoses Du Vide Chapelier Fou
Strange Hidden Orchestra

Boxer Claressa Shields, shown here in November 2015, wants to follow in Muhammad Ali's footsteps. Harry How/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Harry How/Getty Images

For Olympic Boxer Claressa Shields, Round 2 Brings New Expectations

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/486748283/487665703" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Mama Said Knock You Out LL Cool J
His Girl The Budos Band
As Needed Beirut
Life's What You Make It Zinoba
Oh, Good Grief! Vince Guaraldi
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes Oscar Peterson
Get Happy Benny Goodman & His Orchestra