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How do airless celestial bodies move and evolve over time? How do these changes affect our solar system? Dr. Kerry Donaldson Hanna, a planetary geologist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics at the University of Central Florida, sits down to enlighten us. 

Dr. Donaldson Hanna holds a BS in Space Sciences and a Ph.D. in Geological Sciences. Her research focuses on planetary bodies in our solar system that lack atmospheres, such as the Moon, Mercury, and asteroids. By studying these airless bodies, she aims to uncover their formation processes – thereby illuminating many of the universe’s mysteries…

Jump in now to explore:

  • What our extensive knowledge of the Moon consists of. 
  • How tectonic activity on Earth differs from other bodies in our solar system. 
  • The most recent and exciting lunar geological discoveries.
  • What looking at the population of asteroids can tell us about our solar system’s origins.

If you’re fascinated by our solar system, this episode is a must-listen!

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