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Ralph Lorenz

Ralph Lorenz

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Ralph Lorenz and Titan Unveiled

06/16/2008 | 0:28:52

Ralph Lorenz and Titan Unveiled

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Detecting Dust Devils with Insight

Posted 2015/11/11 11:29 CST | 0 comment

Planetary scientist and dust devil expert Ralph Lorenz describes how the upcoming Mars InSight lander's sensitive seismometer might be able to detect dust devils.

A Roundup of Dust Devil Research

Posted 2015/11/02 07:23 CST | 0 comment

Planetary scientist Ralph Lorenz briefs us on the current state of our knowledge on dust devils on Earth and Mars.

Dunes on Tatooine

Posted 2013/07/17 01:13 CDT | 0 comment

The fictional world Tatooine, scene of action in the Star Wars movies, is named after a town in Tunisia, where parts of the movies were filmed. The desert backdrops against which the movies were filmed are real terrestrial landscapes, which prove to be perhaps unexpectedly dynamic.

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