Meudon

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Meudon

(mödôN`), town (1990 pop. 46,173), Hauts-de-Seine dept., N central France, a suburb SW of Paris. Metal products, automobile bodies, and explosives are the chief manufactures. The astrophysics department of the Paris Observatory is located in the pavilion of an 18th-century château, which commands a magnificent view of Paris. François Rabelais, Richard Wagner, and Auguste Rodin lived in Meudon. Rodin is buried in the garden of his villa, which is now a museum containing many of his sculptures.
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Franck Lavigne, a geoscientist at Pantheon-Sorbonne University's Laboratory of Physical Geography in Meudon, France, showed close-up photographs of the perpetrator volcano on June 14.
But contrary to Earth -- or even Jupiter and Saturn -- "the magnetosphere of Uranus is very poorly known," said Laurent Lamy, with the Observatoire de Paris in Meudon, France, who led the new research.
But contrary to the Earth - or even Jupiter and Saturn - "the magnetosphere of Uranus is very poorly known," said Laurent Lamy, with the Observatoire de Paris in Meudon, France, who led the new research.
2] said Francois Hammer, an astronomer with the Paris Observatory in Meudon, France.
Repetition was a key to her artistic technique seen in her obsessive sketches of her beloved cats to the nuns and orphans in Meudon, France.
These minieclipses yield a planet's radius and, in combination with another technique, provide a trove of information, including the exact mass, density and composition of a body, notes Daniel Rouan of the Observatory of Paris in Meudon, France.
The UCP2 gene was discovered independently by Warden's research group and a team led by Daniel Ricquier of the National Center for Scientific Research in Meudon, France.
Bruno Sicardy, an astronomer at the Paris Observatory in Meudon, France, suggests that the objects, thought to lie near the F ring, disappeared precisely because of their location.