Earth and Environmental Sciences (ERTH)

ERTH Students Study Moon Rocks

Each spring semester, students in ERTH 403 (Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology) are given the opportunity to study meteorites and actual lunar samples returned by the Apollo missions during the late 60's and early 70's. Click the link to watch the video.

Dr. Hannah Aird explains how geology students, with help from NASA, are able to observe and study some of the oldest rocks in our solar system.