CLASS/FSI Seminar Series: Fall 2019
Sept 11 - Dec 4, 2019
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Chicxulub and the Exploration of Large Peak-Ring Impact Craters through Scientific Drilling
For the first time, geologists have drilled into the peak ring of Chicxulub crater, famously linked to the dinosaur extinction event.
The distance to the Moon is measured to a precision of a few centimeters by bouncing laser beams off reflectors placed there by the Apollo astronauts.