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Nick Swanson-Hysell

Clues in a Crater

Princeton graduate student Nick Swanson-Hysell and colleagues visited the mile-wide, 790-foot-deep Lonar Crater created by a meteorite in the Deccan Traps, an ancient lava flow covering more than 200,000 square miles in India. WHOI volcanologist Adam Soule is studying how meteors scar surfaces of other planets like Mars.
(Photo by Adam Soule, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)


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