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Cathy Jordan

Cathy got her Bachelors degree from Cornell in May 2003 and her Masters of Education in May 2005. She did research studying the wind patterns on Jupiter while at Cornell. She is now an 8th grade Earth Sciences teacher in Natick, MA.

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When did people discover that the Sun is a star? (Intermediate) Feb 04 56567
Will astronauts ever be able to go ice-skating on Europa? (Intermediate) Aug 03 39822
Are there any new craters on the Moon? (Intermediate) Aug 03 44564
Why are there active volcanos on Io? (Intermediate) Jul 03 42376
What makes the wind? (Intermediate) Jul 03 101413
How do scientists slow light down? (Intermediate) Jul 03 44422
What is the significance of the Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, Arctic Circle and Antarctic Circle? (Beginner) Jun 03 487675
What kinds of cancer research have been done in space? (Intermediate) Jun 03 39595
What is the pattern to the distances between each planet and the sun? (Intermediate) Jun 03 59112
Why do the size and brightness of the full moon change? (Intermediate) May 03 94503
Will the magnetic field of the Earth reverse its direction in the future? Will this cause problems? (Advanced) Apr 03 131163
Why do the planets orbit the sun? (Beginner) Mar 03 660512
What is the difference between a "star" and a "sun"? (Beginner) Mar 03 367818
What are the atmospheres of Mars and Pluto like? (Intermediate) Mar 03 53457
What is happening just around the black hole in the center of the Milky Way? (Intermediate) Mar 03 53865
Can terrestrial planets have rings? (Intermediate) Feb 03 71007
How much longer will the Earth last? (Beginner) Feb 03 63365
Can we colonize other planets? (Beginner) Feb 03 61982
Is it worthwhile to continue the search for extraterrestrial life? (Beginner) Feb 03 51242
Does the Sun orbit the Earth as well as the Earth orbiting the Sun? (Beginner) Feb 03 195248
Is Andromeda part of the Milky Way? Where can I find them in the sky? (Beginner) Dec 02 59162

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