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October 19th: When Galileo Fell into Jupiter

October 19th: When Galileo Fell into Jupiter

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Date: October 19, 2009 Title: When Galileo Fell into Jupiter Podcaster: Adam Fuller from Columbia Astronomy Organization: Columbia University Astronomy – http://outreach.astro.columbia.edu Description: In December 1995, NASA’s unmanned spacecraft, Galileo, dropped a probe into Jupiter’s atmosphere and provided us with the first in situ observations of an outer planet’s atmosphere. Getting the probe into an […]

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August 10th: What Happened to Saturn’s Rings?

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Date: August 10, 2009 Title: What Happened to Saturn’s Rings? Podcaster: Adam Fuller from Columbia Astronomy Organization: Columbia University Astronomy http://outreach.astro.columbia.edu Description: 400 years ago Galileo turned his telescope towards Saturn and saw what he thought were three separate round bodies. For the next 50 years astronomers hotly debated the true nature of Saturn. Then, […]

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