Dust Measurements During Galileo's Approach to Jupiter and Io Encounter

@article{Grn1996DustMD,
  title={Dust Measurements During Galileo's Approach to Jupiter and Io Encounter},
  author={E. Gr{\"u}n and David P. Hamilton and Rebekah A. Riemann and Stanley F. Dermott and Hugo Fechtig and Bo Ake Sture Gustafson and Martha S. Hanner and Andr{\'e} Heck and Mih{\'a}ly Hor{\'a}nyi and Jochen Kissel and Harald Kr{\"u}ger and Bertil Anders Lindblad and D. Linkert and G. Linkert and Ingrid Mann and John McDonnell and G. E. Morfill and Carol A. Polanskey and G. Schwehm and Ralf Srama and Herbert A. Zook},
  journal={Science},
  year={1996},
  volume={274},
  pages={399 - 401}
}
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