Date: December 15, 2010

Title: Lunar Crater Clues


Podcaster: NASA Lunar Science Institute

Organization: NASA Lunar Science Institute

Description: You might not think craters on the Moon could tell us much, but lunar scientist David Kring would highly disagree. He says that impact cratering is one of the most important processes for planets and other terrestrial bodies and what we learn from the pristine craters on the Moon can tell us about the early days of Earth and our solar system.

Bio: The NLSI brings together leading lunar scientists from around the world to further NASA lunar science and exploration.

Dr. David Kring is the Senior Staff Scientist at the Lunar and Planetary Institute and he leads the Center for Lunar Science and Exploration. .

Nancy Atkinson is a science journalist and is the Senior Editor for Universe Today

Music: “You’re the Weather” by Ben Bedford from his “Land of the Shadows” CD, used by permission.

Today’s sponsor: This episode of “365 Days of Astronomy” is sponsored by This episode of 365 Days of Astronomy is sponsored by Artis Kjar in acknowledgment of the achievements of her daughter, Nancy Atkinson, Project Manager of 365 Days of Astronomy.


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