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October 11, 2012
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Bounce, Skid, Wobble: How Huygens Landed on Titan

Piecing together the events of the farthest touchdown a manmade spacecraft has ever made on an alien world reveals new clues about Titan’s surface and helps plan future missions to moons and planets. The Huygens probe, ferried to Saturn’s moon … Continue reading

June 29, 2011
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Clocking Neptune’s Spin

*By tracking atmospheric features on Neptune, a UA planetary scientist has accurately determined the planet’s rotation, a feat that had not been previously achieved for any of the gas planets in our solar system except Jupiter. A day on Neptune … Continue reading