Iapetus


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(Greek mythology) the Titan who was father of Atlas and Epimetheus and Prometheus in ancient mythology

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We are committed to recruiting and supporting the very best postgraduate students to IAPETUS, who we expect to produce ground-breaking science and make a real impact in their future careers.
The ice avalanches on Iapetus aren't just large; they're larger than they should be given the forces scientists think set them in motion and bring them to a halt.
The Iapetus Ocean was first opened and then closed, and other minor oceans, including the Rheic Ocean, developed and then disappeared.
The team focuses on dust coming from Phoebe, a dark and distant moon that circles Saturn in the opposite direction as Iapetus.
Iapetus is within the newly discovered ring, but it orbits in the opposite direction.
Iapetus has one side that is bright while its other face is strangely dark.
Let's call this bristlecone pine Iapetus, who was the son of Gaia, father of Prometheus and, appropriately enough, the god of mortal life span.
Palaeomagnetic data place the Baltica Palaeocontinent at the temperate southern latitudes in the Early Ordovician, on the eastern side of the Iapetus Ocean.
From the sandstone-colored bands of the planet's fiercely windy upper atmosphere to the icy surface of its most distant moon, Iapetus, it is a spin through an alien place on a very distant shore.
He hid tire; but that the noble son of Iapetus stole again for men from Zeus the counsellor in a hollow fennel-stalk, so that Zeus who delights in thunder did not see it.
Ice roads were also built to a second exploration location Conoco-Phillips is drilling this spring, the Iapetus No.
Saturn's old moons are Mimas, Enceladus, Tethys, Dione, Rhea, Titan, Hyperion, Iapetus, Pan, Atlas, Prometheus, Pandora, Epimetheus, Janus, Calypso, Telesto, Helene and Phoebe, and her new moons are Ymir, Paaliaq, Tarvos, Ijiraq, Suttung, Kiviuq, Mundilfari, Albiorix, Skadi, Erriapo, Siarnaq, Thrym.
Also to be investigated on the Cassini Mission is Saturn's moon, Iapetus.
Within the Appalachian Mountains, fossil passive continental margin deposits have been used to infer that a proto-Atlantic Ocean, known as the Iapetus Ocean, preceded the Atlantic Ocean.
The collision led to the closure of the Iapetus Ocean in the late Silurian (Cocks & Torsvik 2005, table 1).