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Sophia Nasr

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Sophia Nasr

Sophia Nasr is a cosmologist working on her PhD in physics at UC Irvine, with a focus on astroparticle theory. She works on dark matter, a mysterious substance that permeates the Universe and comprises 25% of the Universe's content. Sophia is passionate about scientific outreach and is an active science communicator. You can find Sophia communicating science on her blog, on Twitter @Astropartigirl, on Instagram @astropartigirl, and on her Facebook page.

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Saturn's F ring and Prometheus

September 15, 2017

Cassini captured these images of Saturn's F ring, with an appearance by the small moon Prometheus, on May 13, 2017.

Daphnis making waves in Saturn's rings

September 15, 2017

Saturn's moon Daphnis making waves in the Keeler Gap of its rings. Image taken by Cassini on February 6, 2017.

Saturn silhouette with rings from Cassini

September 15, 2017

Cassini captured this view of Saturn's rings with the main body of Saturn in silhouette on September 13, 2017.

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