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Since the earliest days of our solar system’s history, asteroid impacts have shaped the planets and contributed to their evolution. New research funded by NASA shows that Mars experienced ten times fewer giant impacts than some previous...Meteorites & impacts
Violent winds and shockwaves would account for more than 60 per cent of lives lost if an asteroid were to hit the Earth, according to a new University of Southampton-led study.
Researchers...Meteorites & impacts
LISA Pathfinder, a mission led by ESA (the European Space Agency) with contributions from NASA, has successfully demonstrated critical technologies needed to build a space-based observatory...Meteorites & impacts
A relatively large near-Earth asteroid discovered nearly three years ago will fly safely past Earth on April 19 at a distance of about 1.1 million miles (1.8 million kilometers), or about 4.6...Meteorites & impacts
At first glance this scene may seem nothing out of the ordinary, but the large elongated crater marks the imprint of an impacting body that may have broken into three before it hit...Meteorites & impacts
This image from the HiRISE instrument on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter was acquired to take a closer look at a circular feature that might be an impact structure on the South Polar...Meteorites & impacts
While orbiting the Moon in 1971, the crew of Apollo 15 photographed a strange geological feature — a bumpy, D-shaped depression about two miles long and a mile wide — that has fascinated...Meteorites & impacts
Satellites have been mapping the upper part of the Earth’s magnetic field by collecting data for three years and found some amazing features about the Earth’s crust.
The result is the release...Meteorites & impacts
Images returned from the European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission indicate the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko was a very active place during its most recent trip through the solar...Meteorites & impacts
New research challenges the prevailing theory that the unique nature of Earth’s iron was the result of how its core was formed billions of years ago.
The study opens the door to competing...Meteorites & impacts
Roughly 13,000 years ago, large ice-age mammals known as megafauna — horses, camels, mammoths, mastodons and many others — suddenly disappeared in North America. At the same time, a...Meteorites & impacts
At the mouth of Kasei Valles
ESA’s Mars Express has captured images of one of the largest outflow channel networks on the Red Planet.
The Kasei Valles channel system extends around 3000...Meteorites & impacts
Four years ago, a brilliant fireball streaked across the dawn sky over Russia, then fractured with the force of about 500,000 tons of TNT. The shock wave blew out windows and damaged thousands...Meteorites & impacts
For many of us spring cleaning is an annual ritual and it will be here before we know it. Imagine trying to keep everything organized year-round in a five-bedroom house where everything...Meteorites & impacts