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LPSC: Crater Carancas Event

Posting out of order here. I have a ton of notes on this morning’s Moon sessions, but before piecing together pages of lunar science, I want to share something neat: Science results on Crater Carancas. This newest, smallest crater on the planet Earth was formed September 15, 2007 in Peru. The impact site is fairly […]

MESSENGER at Mercury (part II)

Two selected talks presented. I’m also going to float to other sessions. Craters Craters Craters – C. Chapman presenting Craters. Double-ringed craters. Craters with lumps in the middle. Craters with smooth basins in the middle. Craters overlapping craters. Mercury is, put simply, littered with craters. The come in chains. They come in clusters. They come […]