Tag Archives: Magnetic Field

IO– ΙΩ–ИО (4)

(being continued from 16/05/16) A proposal for Juno to observe the volcanoes of Io To accomplish its science objectives, NASA’s Juno spacecraft orbits over Jupiter’s poles and passes repeatedly through hazardous radiation belts. Two Boston University researchers propose using Juno … Continue reading

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WHEN NORTH GOES SOUTH

Magnetic Flip-Flops Considering that ships, planes and Boy Scouts steer by it, Earth’s magnetic field is less reliable than you’d think. Rocks in an ancient lava flow in Oregon suggest that for a brief erratic span about 16 million years … Continue reading

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IO– ΙΩ–ИО (3)

(being continued from 27/06/15) THE IO VOLCANO OBSERVER (IVO) FOR DISCOVERY 2015. A. S. McEwen1, E. P. Turtle2, and the IVO team*, 1LPL, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ USA. 2JHU/APL, Laurel, MD USA.   (TO BE CONTINUED) SOURCE  http://www.hou.usra.edu

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IO– ΙΩ–ИО (2)

(being continued from 24/10/14) Hubble Observes Last Month’s Triple-Moon Conjunction Yesterday, the Space Telescope Institute released a set of images as well as a movie of Jupiter acquired during a rare triple moon-shadow transit on January 24.  During the event, … Continue reading

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IO– ΙΩ–ИО (1)

Liquid Hot Magma Ocean Resolved in Galileo Magnetometer Data I’m sorry I haven’t posted on this blog in eight months.  I’m not sure why I stopped writing.  I think it just became more difficult for me to push past writer’s … Continue reading

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