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Craters in the sand

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1212

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00:27:00

Année de production

2005

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Sonore

Résumé

CNRS researchers have discovered, using radar satellite images, circular geological formations extending over 5000 square kilometers. On a research trip to the Gilf Kebir plateau in Egypt, Philippe Paillou and his multi-disciplinary team seek to show that this is the largest known field of astroblemes (craters resulting from meteor impacts).

Then Philippe Paillou and his team test measuring equipment which will contribute to preparing future missions to the planet Mars.

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