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Travels and the writing life

When I talk to young writers and when I have conversations with MFA students in the Vermont College of Fine Arts program, I like to imagine I can take a bit of the mystery out of words like “inspiration” and “imagination” by pointing to ways that details and scenes in my books have grown out of observation. 195 kata lagi


Juno Mission: Post Jupiter Orbit Insertion

When Galileo Galilei first pointed his telescope to Jupiter in the 17th century, he saw Jupiter and its major four moons, now called Galilean Moon (Io, Europa, Ganymede, and Calisto). 470 kata lagi

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Juno Mission: Jupiter Arrival

Only hours away from arrival, Juno sent back another image of the Jovian system. This is the last image before Juno had to turn off instruments to prepare for the critical part of the journey. 39 kata lagi

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Juno Mission: Jupiter Orbit Insertion

In the previous article, we looked at Juno’s mission overview from launch in 2011, Orbit Capture in 2016 to its plunge at 50km/s into Jupiter scheduled on February 20, 2018. 579 kata lagi

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Juno Mission: Overview

One day separates us from the moment Juno achieves orbit insertion.
JOI (Jupiter Orbit Insertion) is the final approach phase in which Juno’s main engine starts to burn to reduce its velocity to establish the required orbit. 742 kata lagi

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A History of Exploration: Jupiter

Jupiter is the 5th planet from the Sun and the largest in the Solar System.
It is usually the 4th brightest object in the sky (after the Sun, the Moon, and Venus) and at times Mars appears brighter than Jupiter. 837 kata lagi

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Juno Mission: (Audio) Jupiter's Sphere of Influence

Jupiter’s enormous magnetic field is nearly 20,000 times as powerful as Earth’s field. The field dominates a vast area of space called the magnetosphere, where it traps swarms of charged particles — electrons and ions. 221 kata lagi

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