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Where have all the craters gone?

Impact craters reveal one of the most spectacular geologic process known to man. During the past 3.5 billion years, it is estimated that more...

Ancient crater points to massive meteorite strike

The discovery of an ancient ring-like structure in southern Alberta suggests the area was struck by a meteorite large enough to leave an eight-kilometre-wide...

Ancient crater points to massive meteorite strike

The discovery of an ancient ring-like structure in southern Alberta suggests the area was struck by a meteorite large enough to leave an eight-kilometre-wide...

NASA scientists find evidence of water in meteorite, reviving debate over...

A team of scientists at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., has found evidence of past...

Meteorite impact structure reveals mineral deposit hotspots

The world's largest and oldest meteorite impact structure has been discovered through research on the formation of gold deposits in WA's Eastern Goldfields. Located in...

Organic Molecules Found in Sutter’s Mill Meteorite, Not Previously Found in...

An important discovery has been made concerning the possible inventory of molecules available to the early Earth. Scientists led by Sandra Pizzarello, a research...

Western-led ‘international beam team’ solves Martian meteorite age puzzle

By directing energy beams at tiny crystals found in a Martian meteorite, a Western University-led team of geologists has proved that the most common...

Life-Producing Phosphorus Carried to Earth by Meteorites

Scientists may not know for certain whether life exists in outer space, but new research from a team of scientists led by a University...

Egyptian Desert Expedition Confirms Spectacular Meteorite Impact

One day within the last several thousand years, a rare metallic meteorite travelling over 12 000 km/hour smashed into Earth's surface near what is...

Antarctic Scientists Discover 18-Kilogram Meteorite

An international team of scientists, working at Princess Elisabeth Antarctica research station, have discovered a meteorite with a mass of 18 kilograms embedded in...

Meteorite Triggered Scientific ‘Gold Rush’

A meteorite that exploded as a fireball over California's Sierra foothills this past spring was among the fastest, rarest meteorites known to have hit...

Scientists find new primitive mineral in meteorite

In 1969, an exploding fireball tore through the sky over Mexico, scattering thousands of pieces of meteorite across the state of Chihuahua. More than...

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