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An artist’s conception of a major impact event, with the early Earth as the target body.  Such massive impacts no longer occur, but plenty of small ones do.. Image Credit: Don Davis (work commissioned by NASA)

CQ Science – Post 1: Impact Events

Several of the mapping tasks here at CQ include marking the size and position of impact craters. Why is this so important, and how does so much science come out of these measurements? We’ll answer these questions in a series of posts about impact craters, starting here with Impact Events. Impact craters are the scars […]

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Student Vehicle Design. Credit: Larry Lebofsky

SCIENCE FAIRS: Exploring the Solar System and Beyond

(This is a guest post by Dr. Larry Lebofsky of the Planetary Science Institute, one of our CosmoQuest partners) SCIENCE FAIRS: Exploring the Solar System and Beyond is a professional development program that focuses on helping teachers attain the needed content knowledge and skills to support creation of meaningful science fair research projects. This includes […]

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