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The Ion and Electron Sensor IES

The Ion and Electron Sensor (IES)

The Ion and Electron Sensor (IES) is one of five instruments that make up the Rosetta Plasma Consortium (RPC) suite. The suite weighs only 7 kg, and consumes less than a quarter of the power of a light bulb. Scientists...
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pudic
  • Easily ashamed, having a strong sense of shame; modest; chaste.
  • Of or pertaining to the external organs of generation.
The word 'pudic' comes from French pudique, from Latin pudīcus, from pudet ("it shames"). (Wiktionary)
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