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USRA Personnel Featured in Several Media Outlets Including BBC

At the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference in Houston, Texas, during March 20-24, 2017, USRA personnel were featured in different articles published by various media outlets including the BBC.  Attached are the links to the some of the key coverage. 

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-39348373

Story image for Kring LPSC crater from BBC News

Dinosaur crater's clue to origin of life

BBC News-Mar 23, 2017

Dr David Kring, from the Lunar and Planetary Institute in Houston, ... and Planetary Science Conference (LPSC) in Texas, Prof Sonia Tikoo, ...

Story image for Kring LPSC crater from Space.com

After Dino-Killing Asteroid Impact, Life Re-Emerged Quickly

Space.com-Mar 28, 2017

"Life returned to the crater very quickly," Christopher Lowery, ... Lunar and Planetary Sciences Conference (LPSC) here in Houston on Tuesday, March 21. ... crater" known to date, said David Kring, an impact petrologist on the ...

Story image for Kring LPSC crater from Scientific American

Life Bounced Back Fast after Dino-Killing Impact

Scientific American-Mar 29, 2017

Microfossils found in the core sample show that life at the crater reappeared after ... “the most well-preserved crater” known to date, said David Kring, ... of the impact,” Lowery said during a presentation at the LPSC meeting.

Story image for Kring LPSC crater from Scientific American

Red Planet versus Dead Planet: Scientists Debate Next Destination ...

Scientific American-Mar 30, 2017

The moon is a bonanza for scientists, Kring says, because it offers crucial insights ... For example, he pointed to sun-shy craters at the lunar poles, where ... Speaking at a breakout session prior to the formal start of the LPSC ...

Story image for Kring LPSC crater from Discover Magazine (blog)

How We Found the Dinosaur Doomsday Site

Discover Magazine (blog)-Mar 23, 2016

That set Kring searching for an impact crater in the western hemisphere. ... Kring got to present the smoking gun at LPSC back in 1991, but he ...

Story image for Kring LPSC crater from BBC News

Dinosaur extinction link to crater confirmed

BBC News-Mar 4, 2010

... 41st Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (LPSC) in the US. ... of the crater from across the world," Co-author Dr David Kring, from the ...

Story image for Kring LPSC crater from Phys.Org

Scientists reveal likely origin of Earth's oldest crystals (Update)

Phys.Org-Apr 28, 2016

... on Earth—zircon crystals—are likely to have formed in the craters left ... Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (LPSC) in Houston, Texas, ...

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