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Impact Study: Princeton Model Shows Fallout of a Giant Meteorite Strike


October 19, 2011

structure of the Earth's surface Seeking to better understand the level of death and destruction that would result from a large meteorite striking the Earth, Princeton University researchers have developed a new model that can not only more accurately simulate the seismic fallout of such an impact, but also help reveal new information about the surface and interior of planets based on past collisions. Full Story

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