Asteroid Impacts with Earth
Asteroid impacts have played a dramatic role in the history of Earth. Small and frequent events the size of Chelyabinsk meteor of 2013 are visible reminders that large and destructive events such as the Chicxulub impact 65 million years ago may have changed the course of life on Earth.
Kevin Walsh is a Research Scientist of Planetary Physics in the Space Studies Department of the Southwest Research Institute.
|Asteroid Impacts with Earth|
This is a Channel 4 documentary series presented by Tony Robinson, telling the story of the catastrophic events that shaped planet Earth.
|Fallen Stars: All about Meteorites
This presentation will describe general meteorite classifications, important and historical finds, scientific studies, and will include actual samples to help people understand the world of meteorites.
|The Meaning of Meteorites
Thousands of tonnes of meteoritic material lands on Earth every day, mostly unnoticed. Occasionally in Earth history, very large impacts occur and can have a dramatic effect on the history of life.
|Earth: Making of a Planet
This is a documentary by National Geographic Channel, telling the story of planet Earth from its birth 4.5 billion years ago, through ice-ages and the dinosaur's reign to the first humans.
This is a BBC science documentary series presented by Aubrey Manning, telling the story of our planet and its constantly changing nature.
This course will introduce basic physics, chemistry, and math to understand planets, moons, rings, comets, asteroids, atmospheres, and oceans.