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Geologists Find Clues In Crater Left By Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid

Geophysicists announced this week that they have successfully collected key samples from the site of the asteroid strike that likely wiped out the dinosaurs. Joe Tucciarone/Science Source hide caption toggle caption Joe Tucciarone/Science ... NPR, 1 hour ago
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Oldest Crystals on Earth Originated in Asteroid Craters

A zircon crystal from the Sudbury crater pictured through an electron microscope. Credit: Gavin Kenny/Trinity College Dublin The oldest pieces of rock on Earth, zircon crystals, may have formed in craters left by asteroid impacts early in the ...
 LiveScience.com23 hours ago Scientists unravel the mystery of earth's oldest crystals, thanks to violent asteroids bombarding a young earth  International Business Times Australia6 days ago Irish-based geologists make zircon crystals breakthrough  Irish Times1 week ago Earth's Oldest Crystals May Have Been Created By Asteroids Slamming Into Early Earth  Hngn.com6 days ago

Luxembourg reaches for the stars with asteroid mining deal

(AFP) - Luxembourg has staked its claim to the final frontier with an ambitious plan to profit from the mining of asteroids, the government said Thursday. The tiny Grand Duchy has joined forces with American company Deep Space Industries (DSI) to ...
 Times of India23 hours ago AFP - Luxembourg-science-space  Namibia Press Agency23 hours ago Out-of-the-world business plan: Luxembourg wants to mine asteroids in Space  catchnews.com3 weeks ago

This tiny European nation may boost Redmond asteroid mining company into orbit

The government of Luxembourg may be poised to provide a timely financial boost to Planetary Resources plans to mine asteroids for water and rare metals. On Thursday, Planetary Resources CEO Chris Lewicki said his company's leadership met recently ...
 Seattle TechFlash17 hours ago Asteroid Mining News: Luxembourg Partners With Deep Space Industries For Prospector-X Mission  International Business Times19 hours ago Luxembourg Announces New Asteroid Mining Spacecraft: Prospector-X  Popular Science20 hours ago Deep Space Industries partners with Luxembourg to test asteroid mining technologies  Uncova1 day ago

NASA Sends Spacecraft To Asteroid Which Could Hit Earth In 22nd Century

This September, a NASA spacecraft will launch towards a near-Earth asteroid, Bennu - an ancient chunk of rock which could hit Earth in 160 years time. The OSIRIS-Rex mission will the first U.S. spacecraft to return a sample from an asteroid, after ...
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland1 day ago NASA Already Has Plan To Protect Planet From This Near-Earth Asteroid  Inquisitr2 days ago Asteroid Bennu Could Be A 22nd Century Problem For Earth | Video  Space.com4 days ago NASA identifies 8 potentially hazardous asteroids near Earth  MSN India3 weeks ago

New Evidence Reveals Asteroids May Have Brought Life to Earth

Evidence forthe hypothesis was discovered inSudbury Basin, Canada, the second-largest impact crater onEarth, a study published inGeochimica et Cosmochimica Acta reads. Sediments atthe bottom ofthe crater were determined byresearchers tocontain ...
 Sputnik1 day ago First life on earth study: Ontario's comet impact crater holds incredible clues  International Business Times Australia9 hours ago Scientists find evidence of first life on earth: Ontario's comet impact crater holds incredible clues  International Business Times Australia1 day ago

Planet Nine may not exist: study

Dwarf planet Ceres is seen in the main asteroid belt, between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter, as illustrated in this undated artist's conception released by NASA January 22, 2014. Ceres, one of the most intriguing objects in the solar system, is ...
 Siasat Daily1 day ago A mountain emerges on dwarf planet Ceres  Prokerala1 month ago How Do We Terraform Ceres?  Universe Today16 hours ago

Scientists: Critter survived asteroid

Scientists discovered that the Hispaniolan solenodon, a venomous mammal that lives in the Dominican Republic and Haiti, diverged from all other mammals 78 million years ago, long before Earth's largest dinosaurs died off , according to new research ...
 CNN2 days ago Venomous mammal species may have lived with dinosaurs  1070wapi.com2 days ago This Little Mammal Lived With the Dinosaurs  Before It's News1 day ago Venomous Mammals Might Have Lived Alongside Dinosaurs  Hngn.com1 day ago
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Asteroid Bennu

Key to Our Early Solar System scroll is a primordial goldmine of secrets. A relic from our early solar system, it may holds molecular precursors to the origin of life. It's also potentially dangerous. Bennu's orbit takes it close to the Earth ...
 Washington Post2 days ago The secrets of the solar system hidden under Antarctica  Before It's News6 days ago Strange Manx comet is time capsule from the early solar system  New Scientist6 days ago

Scientists Found an Asteroid From the Time of Earth's Formation

Space: Asteroid Identified From Time of Earth's Formation MY ACCOUNT SIGN IN SIGN OUT SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE Dear TIME Readers, As a regular visitor to, we are sure you enjoy all the great journalism created by our editors and ...
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