LANL’s Science In 60 seconds: The Hunt For Antarctic Meteorites

LANL scientist Nina Lanza has signed up to spend nearly six weeks in a tent on the Antarctic ice sheet. ScreenShot/LANL

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She’s the “coolest” thing in science, searching the ice sheets of Antarctica for meteorites from outer space.

Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist Nina Lanza has signed up to spend nearly six weeks in a tent on the Antarctic ice sheet. Why would anyone do such a thing? For science, obviously!

In the premiere episode of Los Alamos National Laboratory’s “Science in 60” video series, Lanza gives us the low-down in 60 seconds on the why and how of hunting meteorites on the ice.

Watch the premier of the Science in 60 series at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i_Qs7Arnff4

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