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New Radar Finds Meteorite Below Kansas Field

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New Radar Finds Meteorite Below Kansas Field

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New Radar Finds Meteorite Below Kansas Field

New Radar Finds Meteorite Below Kansas Field

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Scientists using new ground-penetrating radar technology have detected a meteorite lying below a Kansas wheat field. The tool may have other important applications, such as detecting land mines or exploring Mars.

Carolyn Sumners, director of astronomy at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, talks about the possibilities with Alex Chadwick.