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Fraser
2009-Sep-30, 06:00 PM
Does Earth's gravity field look like this image above? We're about to find out. The sexy looking Gravity field and steady-state Ocean Circulation Explorer or GOCE satellite has completed its calibration and is now in its science orbit to map the tiny variations of Earth's gravity in unprecedented detail. And it turns [...]

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