Fireballs makes an impact in the USA

Gretchen represented some of the Fireballs team at a recent crater conference in Maryland, U.S.A – the Workshop on issues in crater studies and the dating of planetary surfaces What were you sharing at the conference Gretchen? We’ve been looking at ways to date the surface of craters on Mars using the supercomputers at Curtin University. We now have a great deal […]

Mount Magnet Astro Rocks Fest

Lucy and I saw a sample of the world’s oldest rock yesterday –  from Jack Hills, WA, containing zircons over 4.3 billion years old. We also saw Saturn, it’s rings and a bunch of it’s moons through a telescope as well as a gallery packed full of awesome Aboriginal artwork. Where? Mount Magnet. Why? The annual Mount Magnet Astro Rocks Fest. Each year rock […]