Space Science Honors
NASAs Juno mission completed the first of 36 flybys of Jupiter on August 27th this year.
After this flyby, NASA scientist have been studying many of the data the Juno took during this
flyby. The m
Democritus (c. 460-370 BC)
Learned about atomism from mentor Leucippus
Interpreted atomism as cutting a piece of matter until eventually you
would reach a point that is no longer able to be cut
Named this atomos which is greek for no-cut
Factors of a planet
Orbital (inclination, eccentricity, etc.)
Physical (mass, density, etc.)
Terrestrial vs. Jovian
Orbital Period (Earth Years)
Orbital Period (Ea
1. What are the similarities and differences between the terrestrial and Jovian
planets? Use orbital characteristics (semi-major axis, eccentricity, inclination) and
physical characteristics (mass, radius, density, composition)
1. What is the EM Spectrum made up of?
Electromagnetic (EM) Radiation; radiation is energy that travels and spreads out as it
2. List the seven types of radiation.
Radio waves, microwaves, infrared waves, visible light, ultraviolet (UV) rays, X-rays