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Rocks Provide New Information About How We Recovered From Earth's Biggest Mass Extinction

Rocks Provide New Information About How We Recovered From Eart...

By A. Vila Jul 23, 2016 05:39 AM EDT Chaos in Thunder Bay area 400 miles (660 km) away from an asteroid impact crater in Sudbury 1.85 billion years ago. This outcrop of impact debrisite consists of a transported cobble of rusty iron formation, ..., 17 hours ago
The biggest meteor craters on Earth MSN India, 1 week ago

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Asteroid vs. Meteor: What's the difference?

Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Learn the differences between an asteroid, meteor and other similar solar objects. Post to Facebook Try Another Audio CAPTCHA Image CAPTCHA Help ...
 AZCentral.com1 day ago
Red Orbit

Massive protoplanet formed huge Moon crater, study finds

The asteroid that crashed into the lunar surface, creating the Imbrium Basin (the right eye of the so-called Man in the Moon) may have actually been twice as large and 10 times more massive than previously estimated, claims research published ...
 Red Orbit2 days ago Vast asteroid created 'Man in Moon's eye' crater  BBC3 days ago Vast asteroid made 'Man in Moon's eye'  BBC3 days ago Eye of man in the moon a result of massive asteroid impact  Irish Times3 days ago
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Rooting for the asteroid in 5th Ice Age movie

Five films into the Ice Age series, the franchise feels like the last 45 minutes of a house party that has gotten out of control. Even the most forgettable characters return, and a half dozen more are introduced, to the point that it's impossible ...
 San Francisco Chronicle2 days ago Rooting for the asteroid in fifth Ice Age movie  NewsFlow244 days ago In Ice Age: Collision Course, watch out for that asteroid  Boston Globe2 days ago New 'Ice Age' characters are ready for a family-friendly apocalypse  USA Today5 days ago
DNA India

Drastic climate change thanks to soot from meteorite impact may have wiped out dinosaurs

Massive amounts of soot ejected from rocks following an asteroid impact caused global cooling and drought that may have led to the mass extinction of dinosaurs 66 million years ago, a new study suggests. Researchers from Tohoku University and the ...
 DNA India6 days ago Soot from rocks after asteroid impact may have wiped out dinosaurs: study  The Hindu6 days ago Soot may have wiped out dinosaurs: study  Business Standard6 days ago Dinosaurs Were Smoked Out Following Asteroid Impact  Asian Scientist1 week ago
Aerospace Technology

Readying for Takeoff: OSIRIS-REx Craft Is Being Put to the Test

The spacecraft for the UA-led asteroid sample return mission is scheduled to launch on Sept. 8 from Florida aboard an Atlas V rocket. Contained within a shipping crate, the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft arrived at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida ...
 PressReleasePoint14 hours ago OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft  Aerospace Technology3 days ago Adaptive finite-time control for spacecraft hovering over an asteroid  IEEE Xplore Digital Library5 days ago Testing Confirms Asteroid Sampler Will Speak Clearly With Earth  ECN1 week ago

Moon’s right eye courtesy a giant asteroid

The asteroid, big enough to be classified as a protoplanet, crashed on the lunar surface four billion years ago at an angle of 30 degrees, creating a 750-mile wide crater, a new study said.
 MSN India2 days ago Giant Asteroid Gave The Man In The Moon His Right Eye, Study Says  International Business Times2 days ago
Japan Times

Huge sail will power JAXA mission to Trojan asteroids and back

Japan's space agency has its sights on unexplored asteroids as far away as Jupiter, a project that at one level draws on centuries of sail science. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency this month unveiled a huge prototype solar sail designed to ...
 Japan Times2 days ago
Online Nigeria News

How did asteroid impact wipe out dinosaurs?

Tokyo, July 17 (IANS) While it is widely accepted that an asteroid impact caused the mass extinction of dinosaurs and other life forms, researchers have been stumped by the process of how. In other words, they had figured out the killer, but not the ...
 Yahoo! India6 days ago Dinosaur extinction may have been caused by soot following asteroid impact  Online Nigeria News1 week ago
Sci-Tech Today

Drilling for the Dinosaurs' End

Narrator : The dinosaurs died off 66 million years ago. And we know that one day during that time, a giant rogue asteroid slammed into the Earth. But just how bad was it? Were dinosaurs around the world fried by the blast? Or was the asteroid just ...
 PBS1 day ago Scientists have a new theory about how the massive Chicxulub asteroid smashing into Earth 66 million years ago caused the demise of so many creatures but left others comparatively unscathed. Continue Reading...  Sci-Tech Today5 days ago Asteroids Helped Dinosaurs Live, Scientists Say  Science World Report1 week ago Mammals were almost wiped out with the dinosaurs: study  Business Standard1 month ago
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