Metorites and Ice: A Cosmic Cocktail
When: October 29, 2013 3PM PDT
Antarctica has been a prolific source of meteorites since the discovery of large numbers of specimens in the 1970’s. Nearly 50,000 specimens have since been recovered from the icy continent. “Meteorites and Ice – A Cosmic Cocktail” tells the story of the importance of meteorites to the understanding of our solar system and the U.S. expeditions that travel to Antarctica to search for them.