Huygens


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Huy·gens

(hoy'genz),
Christian, Dutch physicist, 1629-1695. See: Huygens ocular, Huygens principle.
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The ionization front known as the "Bright Bar" is the strikingly straight edge running from the northeast to the southwest border of the Huygens region.
Even though Huygens had already landed on Enceladus, Nasa did not want to risk contaminating the pristine environments with Earth bugs.
Calculation speed is the main drawback of Huygens PSF method.
Huygens is silent about any sexual dalliances between William and his favorites Willem Bentinck (the Earl of Portland) and Arnold Keppel.
The spacecraft originally carried two primary parts: the NASA-developed Cassini Orbiter, named after the Italian-French astronomer Giovanno Domenico Cassini, who discovered four of Saturn's moons, and the ESA-created Huygens Probe, named for Huygens.
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Smeds discovered that, while the communications system worked fine in static testing, it would fail when Huygens separated from Cassini because the planned relative velocities between the two would render the communications link inoperative.
Hooft, or the mathematician and astronomer Christiaan Huygens will already be familiar with at least a portion of the voluminous correspondence of Christiaan's father, Constantijn Huygens (1596-1687).
Huygens, an IBM Power 575 Hydro-Cluster system, is the new Dutch national supercomputer.
Apart from two Soviet probes that sent etude sound data back from Venus in the early 1980s, the only space mission to have recorded sounds on another world was the European Space Agency's Huygens probe, which landed on Titan in 2005.
This volume presents 150 of the images that have been sent back to Earth by Cassini and its lunar probe, Huygens.