Lab 4_Craters - Lab 4 Impacts and Impact Craters Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 From July 16 through pieces of an object designated as Comet

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Lab 4: Impacts and Impact Craters Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9. From July 16 through July 22, 1994, pieces of an object designated as Comet P/Shoemaker-Levy 9 collided with Jupiter. This is the first collision of two solar system bodies ever to be observed, and the effects of the comet impacts on Jupiter's atmosphere have been simply spectacular and beyond expectations. Comet Shoemaker- Levy 9 consisted of at least 21 discernable fragments with diameters estimated at up to 2 kilometers. Credit: NASA, Hubble Space Telescope. Internet Search Engines A search engine that also works well for general scientific searches is Google ( www.google.com ). Try http://scholar.google.com/ for peer reviewed articles. http://www.nasa.gov/ has articles and current research updates. Also, http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abstract_service.html is your best friend for any professional article/journal/abstract. Example - Caloris Basin, Mercury Imagine that we want to answer the question "What is Caloris Basin, Mercury?" and find as much background information as possible. Let's search the web using Google with the search string: " Caloris Basin Mercury ". One site listed (
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Lab 4_Craters - Lab 4 Impacts and Impact Craters Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 From July 16 through pieces of an object designated as Comet

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