190. Craters

190. Craters

By Helen Zaltzman

"It's quite a big undertaking going through every named feature in the whole solar system and trying to find out who that person was."

When PhD student Annie Lennox discovered a crater on Mercury, she got the chance to name it. Which sent her on a bigger space mission.

Content note: this episode contains mentions of, but not descriptions of, sexual violence.

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