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The Times of India (New Delhi edition) - - Times Sport - No. of moons Source: NYT, Wash­ing­ton Post, me­dia reports; Graphic: Su­nil Singh


The 46-year-old is pro­fes­sor of eco­nom­ics and di­rec­tor, Cen­tre for Eq­ui­table Growth, at the Uni­ver­sity of Cal­i­for­nia, Berke­ley. Jointly with Thomas Piketty, he has con­structed long-run his­tor­i­cal se­ries of in­come in­equal­ity in the US. He re­ceived his PhD in Eco­nom­ics from MIT in 1999


The 32-year-old is also a pro­fes­sor of eco­nom­ics at the Uni­ver­sity of Cal­i­for­nia, Berke­ley. He did his PhD from the Paris School of Eco­nom­ics in 2013. He has worked on tax havens The

first moons of a planet other than Earth were dis­cov­ered by Galileo in 1610, when he sighted what are now called the Galilean moons of Jupiter, the planet now un­seated by Saturn as the largest holder of moons in so­lar sys­tem. Since then, sci­en­tists have dis­cov­ered hun­dreds of moons in the so­lar sys­tem with many more per­haps wait­ing to be found

The gi­ants Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Nep­tune, each with dozens of moons, were able to cap­ture smaller ob­jects with their large grav­i­ta­tional fields as they grew in the early pe­riod of the so­lar sys­tem

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