Astronomy Cast Ep. 230: Christiaan Huygens

Article written: 31 Aug , 2011
Updated: 14 Jan , 2016
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Christiaan Huygens

And now we finish our trilogy of Saturnian astronomers and missions with a look at the Dutch astronomer and mathematician, Christiaan Huygens. It was Huygens who discovered Titan, and figured out what Saturn’s rings really are, so it makes sense that a probe landing on the surface of Titan was named after him.

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