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On this Day in History

On this Day in History in 1671: Giovanni Cassini discovers Iapetus, satellite of Saturn.

October 25 - Iapetus

Iapetus, the third largest moon of Saturn, was discovered on October 25th, 1671, by Giovanni Cassini, and is a weird old place for a couple of reasons. 214 more words

Astronomy

IAPETUS – Doctoral Training Partnership

I’m lucky and I know it. I’m lucky because my PhD studies are funded by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) through one of their Doctoral Training Partnerships or DTP’s (in my case IAPETUS – … 443 more words

An opportunity for learning...

One of the great things about studying for a PhD is the opportunities it presents for meeting new people, being exposed to new ideas and learning new things. 625 more words

Atlas

Iapetus and Clymene bore Atlas-
Gaia’s and Uranus’ brood Zeus displaced.
Golden Age before gods Titans ruled thus-
On Atlas’ weary shoulders Earth was placed. 67 more words

Poetry