Brown dwarfs are celestial objects that lack the mass to become fully fledged stars. High-resolution maps of one such object add to the evidence that these exotic worlds have highly dynamic weather and climate. See Letter p.654
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Showman, A. Portrait of a dynamic neighbour. Nature 505, 625–626 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1038/505625a