Tag Archives: Cassini

Understanding Saturn’s Hexagon

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Students at the University of Manchester have been investigating the formation and persistence of Saturn’s Hexagon: a hexagonal wind pattern, 3 times the size of earth, near the north pole in the atmosphere of Saturn. Saturn’s Hexagon first caught my … Continue reading

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The ‘Plutonium Problem’

Hello Readers!  Following the exciting news of the Chang’e 3 successfully landing on the moon, I thought I’d focus a little more on what is powering the little rover as it makes its way over the lunar surface. Chang’e 3 … Continue reading

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Weekly News Round-Up 21.06.13

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Happy Friday! Well would you look at that – we’ve managed to do these updates on time for 3 weeks in a row now! A great improvement over last month, keep up the good work.  So what’s going on this … Continue reading

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Weekly News Round-up 21.02.13

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This week has definitely not disappointed, both within the lab and outside of it there has been an incredible amount going on in the field of planetary science. Within the lab, after several months of slow progress making the necessary … Continue reading

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