Hosts: Ed Brown, Penny Dumsday, Lucas Randall
[00:00:51] Scientists have drilled into the impact site of the meteor that wiped out the dinosaurs. The core samples have revealed the impact caused a temporary mountain range the size of the Himalayas.
[00:14:58] Researchers using NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have determined that frozen beneath a particular region of Mars’s surface lies about as much water as what’s in Lake Superior, largest of the Great Lakes in North America.
This episode contains archive material of astronaut John Glenn’s historic first orbit around the Earth.