Friday, September 23, 2005

Magnetism strength

Todays talk was given by Dave Mitchell of SSL about Mars' Bizarre Magnetic Field.
Apparently they didn't think Mars would have a significant magnetic field so they were quite suprised of their results. We learnt lots of other things about Mars that we didn't know before, but failed to understand the actual process that was used to measure it. It went into abbreveations speak. Ilans advice of the day was "the important thing is that they can measure the strength of the magnetism."
People are quite busy making proposals at the moment, so there's lots of activity in various departments. Next week we are doing some interviews with scientists, and will have to persuade them our cause is worthy! We have a honed down list of scientists we want to talk to now, and have devised a plan of action regarding questions.