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.
[sup.3]This unique combination of Hubble and the VLT allows us to model distant galaxies almost as nicely as we can close ones,[sup.2] said Francois Hammer, an astronomer with the Paris Observatory in Meudon, France. Mar 17, 2009
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.
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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. He and his colleagues reported the find February 3 at a symposium in Paris about the European Space Agency's COROT satellite, the craft that detected the planet's transits.
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. The groups joined a third team, led by Richard S.