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Leigh Fletcher

Leigh Fletcher

Fletcher is a Royal Society Research Fellow at the University of Oxford. He works with an international team of scientists studying the formation, atmospheric composition, dynamics, meteorology and chemistry of the gas giants:  Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune, and the growing number of giant planets around other stars in our galaxy.

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The Plumes of Europa

Posted 2013/12/12 12:01 CST | 12 comments

2013 has been a rather exciting year for Europa scientists. Today's exciting news: the Hubble Space Telescope discovery of water vapor plumes from the south pole of this icy moon.

Saturn's Hexagon Viewed from the Ground

Posted 2013/02/01 05:49 CST | 2 comments

For the first time, amateur astronomers are capturing spectacular images of Saturn's bizarre north polar hexagon.

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