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Impact Excavation

Impact Excavation

  • Exhibition Text

    • The hypervelocity impact of a 1-centimeter meteorite on an airless, rocky world would excavate a crater as large as the circular area of this exhibit.

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  • For Educators

    • Topic: Earth Science

      Subtopic: Meteorites

      Keywords: Collisions (Astrophysics), Meteorite craters

      Audience: General

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