Episode 17 — A Tale of Two Craters, and a Shoemaker

suevite_thumbnail.pngWhile sorting through pictures for some “Scientific tourist” blog posts, it occurred to me that two of them together told an interesting tale. Listen in on this episode, and find out how two craters — one in Arizona and one in Bavaria — helped a man named Eugene Shoemaker reshape how geology is conducted, and invent the field of planetary geology as a scientific discipline.

If you’re not subscribed to the podcast, you can listen to the episode (23:41) via an inline player (Flash required) here:


You can also directly download the episode using this link (21.7 MBytes). For links to sources, as well as for those who’d just like to follow along, the episode’s show notes are here….

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