Scientist reveals cause of lost magnetism at meteorite site

Geologists inspect an outcrop near the sample collection site. Credit: Gunther Kletetschka

A University of Alaska Fairbanks scientist has discovered a method for detecting and better defining meteorite impact sites that have long lost their telltale craters. The discovery could further the study of not only Earth’s geology but also that of other bodies in our solar system.

The key, according to work by associate research professor Gunther…

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News Source: https://phys.org/news/2021-11-scientist-reveals-lost-magnetism-meteorite.html