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  • noun planetary scientist


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  • He recalled the planetologist's controlled excitement of days - weeks?


  • This was only one of the problems that made life exciting for Victor Kaminski, astronomer and planetologist.


  • On the Imperial Capital planet Kaitain the young planetologist Pardot Kynes has just arrived from his homeworld of Salusa Secundus for an audience with the Padishah Emperor his majesty Elrood Corrino IX. » Science Anderson

  • Review: Lake and Nestvold have managed to weave several interesting story elements together to make a seamless whole: Vega, the planetologist who has abandoned the ways of her family so she could live her own life; a scientific anomaly in the form of biological readings deep within a nearly-continent-sized ice formation that has its own weather system; and a backdrop of political intrigue between the ruling Core class and the revolutionary Houses.

    REVIEW: The Year's Best Science Fiction #24 edited by Gardner Dozois

  • Synopsis: A planetologist, working at a site that shows signs of alien life, finds that she cannot escape her mysterious past.

    REVIEW: The Year's Best Science Fiction #24 edited by Gardner Dozois

  • My boss is a very reputable physicist, planetologist and astrophysicist.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • We live in a world where scientists are increasingly shouted down and whose observations are increasingly dismissed by those with barely a modicum of scientific knowledge; witness how mroe people listen to RUSH FRIGGIN LIMBAUGH about global warming than a qualified planetologist or climatologist.


  • Hanny, the physicist; Tim, the planetologist; Al, the engineer and general assistant - it cannot be more.


  • The planetologist was unkempt, his garments rumpled and not very clean.


  • The permanent pictures - his mother, the planetologist who had been his mentor, the camp at Valles Marineris on Mars, where he did his first real work - and the screenings - currently a female nude and an abstract pattern - were as foreign to en as the chairs or the bottle of cognac or the laundry tossed into a corner.



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