|25 August 2014||12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00|
Impacts between space matter occur regularly throughout the solar system, sometimes with devastating effect. When a meteorite hits Earth, it can leave a huge crater and potentially propel rapid climate change. On a smaller scale, dust released by comets and asteroids can damage spacecraft.
Join a Museum researcher to discover how we study impacts in the laboratory. See examples of craters and impacts and handle meteorites from our collections.