Why Apollo Astronauts Trained at a Nuclear Test Site

I found this story fascinating because in a way a nuclear bomb crater is more like a meteorite impact site than an impact site itself. Consider: Barringer Crater was claimed to be a meteorite impact site but geologists dismissed it as a volcanic formation. It was only after studying nuclear bomb craters and the minerals found there that geologists concluded the energy and pressures that created Barringer Crater were too high to be from volcanic activity and therefore must have formed from a meteorite impact.

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0 1. Judge-Jake commented 3 years ago

Interesting and less smarmy than he usually is. :)
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0 2. Natan_el_Tigre commented 2 years ago

Smarmy: unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech. :D