Plucking a sample from the Antarctic ice. The meteorites ANSMET finds may have fallen into the Antarctic snow thousands (if not millions) of years ago. The region’s katabatic winds scour away layers of ice, exposing these space rocks. Photo by Nina Lanza
Science Friday airs on WSQX January 29, 2016 from 2-4pm. In this episode, we venture to Antarctica in search of space rocks.