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On November 30, 2011, Dr. Monika Kress spoke in the University Scholar Series hosted by Provost Gerry Selter at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library. Monika Kress is an Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy at SJSU and also a member of the NASA Astrobiology Institute's Virtual Planetary Laboratory. In this seminar, she presents the theory of solar system formation, focusing on meteorites. Dr. Kress also describes a first-hand account of how meteorites are recovered from the most fertile meteorite-hunting ground on Earth: Antarctica

Date of Event

Fall 9-30-2011

Keywords

Meteorites, Antarctica, Solar system origin

Disciplines

Astrophysics and Astronomy

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1 streaming video file (63 min.) : digital, sound, color. Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.

University Scholar Series: Monika Kress

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