Underreported: Dawn Probe

Thursday, January 31, 2008

NASA's Dawn probe is giving scientists a closer look at two of the most overlooked objects in the solar system: asteroids Vesta and Ceres. Find out why Vesta and Ceres can teach us about the origins of the solar system. Dr. Thomas Prettyman is a member of the Dawn science team and a planetary scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory in NM; Dr. Tom McCord is also a member of the Dawn team and is a planetary scientist with Bear Fight Institute in Washington.


Dr. Tom McCord and Dr. Thomas Prettyman

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