Lecture 7: Catastrophic Impacts in Earth's History 
Lecture 7: Catastrophic Impacts in Earth's History
by Stanford / Lynn Rothschild
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Date Added: November 22, 2010

Lecture Description

(February 2, 2010) David Morrison, NASA Lunar Science Institute, discusses the discovery of the cretaceous catastrophe that caused the last mass extinction and explains NASA's research on the danger of similar events occurring in Earth's near future.

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Course Description

Astrobiology is at once one of the newest of scientific meta-disciplines, while at the same time encompassing some of our oldest and most profound questions. Beyond strictly utilitarian concerns, such as “what is for dinner?” and leaving offspring, asking the three great questions of astrobiology... (read more)

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