From rovers on the surface of Mars to Voyager 1 near the edge of the solar system, spacecraft regularly call home to Earth. For five decades, the Deep Space Network has been at the other end of the line.
The belt emerges as a fundamental climatic feature of atmospheric circulation patterns on a rotating and differentially heated planet. But locating its edges and discerning anthropogenic influences remain difficult research problems.
SPS Movie Nights
Time and location: 8:00pm in the Bianchi Planetarium
(north of the science buildings, across from the Student Union.)
Next movie: TBD (Fall 2011)