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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 68674
Will astronauts ever be able to go ice-skating on Europa? (Intermediate) Aug 03 45359
Are there any new craters on the Moon? (Intermediate) Aug 03 50450
Why are there active volcanos on Io? (Intermediate) Jul 03 47300
What makes the wind? (Intermediate) Jul 03 106326
How do scientists slow light down? (Intermediate) Jul 03 49645
What is the significance of the Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, Arctic Circle and Antarctic Circle? (Beginner) Jun 03 632157
What kinds of cancer research have been done in space? (Intermediate) Jun 03 45495
What is the pattern to the distances between each planet and the sun? (Intermediate) Jun 03 80633
Why do the size and brightness of the full moon change? (Intermediate) May 03 108794
Will the magnetic field of the Earth reverse its direction in the future? Will this cause problems? (Advanced) Apr 03 137301
Why do the planets orbit the sun? (Beginner) Mar 03 731615
What is the difference between a "star" and a "sun"? (Beginner) Mar 03 469870
What are the atmospheres of Mars and Pluto like? (Intermediate) Mar 03 60138
What is happening just around the black hole in the center of the Milky Way? (Intermediate) Mar 03 60173
Can terrestrial planets have rings? (Intermediate) Feb 03 79304
How much longer will the Earth last? (Beginner) Feb 03 68918
Can we colonize other planets? (Beginner) Feb 03 69645
Is it worthwhile to continue the search for extraterrestrial life? (Beginner) Feb 03 58482
Does the Sun orbit the Earth as well as the Earth orbiting the Sun? (Beginner) Feb 03 236230
Is Andromeda part of the Milky Way? Where can I find them in the sky? (Beginner) Dec 02 65412

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