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IPS team attacking Messenger spacecraft data
Jan. 31, 2008
The team of
IPS faculty member
along with postdoctoral fellow Surdas Mohit and graduate
student Hideharo Uno
are working intensely on the exciting data beamed back by the
after its first close flyby of Mercury.
The group is studying the
magnetic-field data obtained as the spacecraft
sling-shotted past the planet in the first spacecraft
visit since Mariner 10 visited the planet 35 years ago.