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On the left: the JUNO mission (NASA) was launched on 5 agosto 2011 and it will orbit around Jupiter till 2021 and beyond. Its main purposes are the study of the atmosphere and the interior structure of the planet. Centre: artist view of the Cassini and Huygens probes at Saturn. Right: Saturn almost at equinox, as seen from Cassini (ISS Cassini).

Class Notes

Teaching/Learning Aids 

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Other learning aids 

(*) These slides includes an introduction to the propagation of electromagnetic wawes in the plasmas. The last part is about the idea of group velocity.


MatLab program: the howitzer  (NEW!  16 March 2018)

MatLab program: numerical integration with ODE113/ODE45  (NEW! 30 March 2018)

MatLab program: Coherent demodulator 

Rhea South Polar Map