Tech to find ice-buried iron meteorites
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Tech to find ice-buried iron meteorites

The project to find Antarctica's "missing meteorites" is making excellent progress, say scientists. A group led from Manchester University is developing detection equipment it believes will discover a bounty of iron space objects buried in the polar ice. This survey gear has just come through a week of successful trials at the Ny-Ă…lesund research base on Svalbard in the Arctic. Dr Geoff Evatt spoke with our science correspondent Jonathan Amos.

  • 28 Mar 2018