The Solar System. Dinosaurs. Donkey Kong.
What do they have in common?
Meteorites have helped build our planet and impacted the evolution of life and human culture.
Today, we find out from Greg Brennecka, scientist and author of Impact: How Rocks from Space Led to Life, Culture, and Donkey Kong.
We have some fun exploring the connections between space rocks and pop culture and asking burning questions like – has anyone ever been struck by a meteor? Or could a meteorite ever wipe out Earth?
- Staff scientist and cosmochemist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
- Author of IMPACT: How Rocks from Space Led to Life, Culture, and Donkey Kong