SEARCHING FOR METEORITES AT THE BOTTOM OF THE WORLD
Join Us For A Webinar On August 8
With Dr. Lucy McFadden!
Date and Time: Friday, August 8, 2008 11:00 - Noon MDT
Feature: Dr. Lucy McFadden, Research Professor from the University of Maryland and field team member of the National Science Foundation's Antarctic Meteorite Search Program 2007-2008, will give a live webinar presentation.
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Background: Since 1976, the U.S. National Science Foundation has supported an annual search for meteorites during the Antarctic summer, late November – January. Professor McFadden was invited to be part of the 2007 expedition to the Miller Range of Antarctica. The team of eight scientists spent 42 days searching for meteorites on foot and by snowmobile and lived in tents set up on the ice. In this webinar, Professor McFadden recounts the excitement of her scientific expedition and how it has propelled her enthusiasm to explore the small bodies in the solar system through NASA missions: NEAR, Deep Impact, Dawn, and EPOXI. To learn more about this memorable trip visit: http://dawn.jpl.nasa.gov/feature_stories/antarctica.asp.
Credit: Thanks to Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL) in Denver, Colorado for hosting the webinar.