October 17, 2012
Lynn Carter, Planetary Scientist
From a distance, the dry, ancient surfaces of the Moon, Venus, and Mars look nothing like the dynamic planet we live on. But the same forces that shape our world — volcanoes, plate tectonics, and impact craters — have also driven the evolution of our closest neighbors. As part of NASA’s Planetary Geodynamics Laboratory, scientist Lynn Carter discusses her passion for geology, both here on Earth and throughout the solar system.