Episode 816

Collecting Micrometeorites with Scott Peterson

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May 3rd, 2022

48 mins 59 secs

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Every day about 100 tonnes of space dust strikes the Earth's atmosphere. Most of these space rocks vaporize, but some fall to the Earth at meteorites. Did you know that there are particles from space falling on the roof of your house? My guest today is Scott Peterson. Scott collects micrometeorites from his house and takes pictures of them using a microscope. We'll talk about how to find them, identify them and photograph them for yourself.

https://micro-meteorites.com

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