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Julie Brigham-Grette and Pavel Minyuk, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Caption: These are co-lead scientists Julie Brigham-Grette and Pavel Minyuk with core. The two scientists celebrated when drilling reached the bottom of lake sediments at a depth of 318m below the lake bottom. At that point, drilling began reaching into the 3.6-million-year-old impact rock.

Credit: Courtesy of Tim Martin

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