BBC NEWS ONLINE: Tech trials to find Antarctica's 'missing' iron meteorites

Press/Media: Research

Release date: 28/3/2018

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The project to find Antarctica's "missing meteorites" is making excellent progress, say scientists.

A group led from Manchester University is developing detection equipment it believes will discover a bounty of iron space objects buried in the polar ice.

This survey gear has just come through a week of successful trials.

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TitleTech trials to find Antarctica's 'missing' iron meteorites
Media name/outletBBC News Online
Media typeWeb
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
Date28/03/18
DescriptionThe project to find Antarctica's "missing meteorites" is making excellent progress, say scientists.

A group led from Manchester University is developing detection equipment it believes will discover a bounty of iron space objects buried in the polar ice.

This survey gear has just come through a week of successful trials.
URLwww.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-43567617
PersonsGeoffrey Evatt, Katherine Joy