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Cluster II mission [20061207|17:19]
Mad Scientess Jane Expat
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Hey, check it out, it's science.

So after a week's worth of intensive reading and making notes, I've redone the very sparse Wikipedia entry for the Cluster II satellite mission. (I work on the FGM instrument team, in case you forgot.)

Have a look.

I also added links to the Cluster and Double Star mission entries from the entry on the magnetosphere. I've still got to update the list of discoveries, but that's going to take another week's worth of reading. After that, the magnetometer entry will be getting some love. It doesn't even mention the fluxgate!

[User Picture]From: nimoloth
2006-12-07 17:42 (UTC)
Very nice!
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2006-12-09 14:46 (UTC)
Thank you! I was hoping you'd have a look at it.
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[User Picture]From: mysti77
2006-12-07 19:05 (UTC)
Damn! Even if I knew my stuff I'd probably still be scared of putting it in a public place in fear of critisizm.

Good on you :)
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2006-12-09 14:45 (UTC)
I've only been doing this for a month. Sometimes it's easier when you're just learning to take risks like this. My group still hasn't looked it over and it's very likely I got some detail wrong so we'll see what they say.
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[User Picture]From: thefounder
2006-12-07 19:20 (UTC)

i really ought to do similar on Wikipedia to try to improve coverage of British buses and railway related things. maybe one day. i think i share mysti77's apprehension though.
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2006-12-09 14:49 (UTC)
Do it! It would be fascinating and even if you were uncertain in places, with the right qualifying statements it would still be an improvement and likely more accurate than a lot of Wiki entries.
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[User Picture]From: danaid_luv
2006-12-08 07:08 (UTC)
*blinking* You rock my socks. Might as well have been speaking Klingon, but 'still dead-sexy. :)
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2006-12-09 14:50 (UTC)
I'm hoping to flesh out the history and improve the mission summary to make it less dry so at least the layperson will be able to enjoy those bits. :-P
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[User Picture]From: bellelaqueen
2006-12-09 10:33 (UTC)
You love being back in it don't you?
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2006-12-09 14:52 (UTC)
Shh, it doesn't do to have science know for certain that I'm not faking it. A girl has to preserve a sense of mystery with her lovers. ;-D
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