cratering


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cratering

The formation of small craters in a paint film, caused by bursting bubbles of air which were trapped during application.
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Kring's paper represents an important contribution to the field, presents a valuable review of the environmental effects of impact cratering events, and provides an outline for future studies that are essential for applying the impact cratering kill curve theory to past impact events and for understanding its implications for the future," says journal editor, Sherry L.
This single discovery means that we can study the effects of cratering on the Earth nearly a billion years further back in time than was possible before," according to Dr Iain McDonald of Cardiff University's School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, who was part of the team.
It's as if "the whole cratering history [of the solar system] is preserved on its surface," says Veverka.