Photo of a meteorite sitting in the middle of an icy, Antarctic landscape
From "Rock Stars." Photo courtesy of Antarctic Search for Meteorites Program/Katherine Joy, PhD

Arts and Sciences’ Ralph Harvey discusses finding and studying Antarctic meteorites

On the hunt for meteorites, researchers look to data-based ‘treasure map

NBC News: Ralph Harvey, professor of planetary materials in the College of Arts and Sciences and also principal investigator at the National Science Foundation’s Antarctic Search for Meteorites program, discussed the gathering–and studying–of meteorites scattered across the frozen ice sheet of Antarctica.