"I am his Imperial Majesty's Planetologist
," he whispered, "planetary ecologist for Arrakis.
Very soon he became known as a serious physicist, and also as an outstanding planetologist
. The young scientist had taken a keen interest in the fashionable problem of the origin of stellar energy, but he solved this problem more generally, encompassing not only stars, but also planets and their satellites.
"Until now," said Philippe Paillou, a planetologist
at Bordeaux University," about a dozen meteorite crater clusters have been discovered worldwide, of which the largest is the Campo del Cielo in Argentina.
* A planetologist
is a scientist who studies planets and their moons.
Clark Chapman, a planetologist
at the Planetary Science Institute in Tucson, Arizona, says that more research is needed on cosmic collisions.
"To the working planetologist
, his most important tool is human beings," his father said.
Andrew Ingersoll argues that Uranus and Neptune are at one end of a meteorological spectrum defined by the amount of thermal energy available to planets to drive turbulence in their atmospheres.
at the University of ME-nster (Germany) have now been able to show, for the first time, that water came to Earth with the formation of the Moon some 4.4 billion years ago.