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Giant asteroids` `smashing impact` helped evolution on Earth

A new study has found that giant asteroids' smashing the Earth's surface around 4 to 4.5 billion years ago, actually helped in its growth. Researchers from academic and government institutions, including NASA's Solar System Exploration Research Virtual ... Zee News, 13 minutes ago
Incredible GIF Shows Earth Being Pummelled By Asteroids Business Insider Australia, 1 day ago

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Pune Mirror

Scientists alert over Earth's sixth mass extinction event

* Asteroid's bad timing killed off dinosaurs THE planet's current biodiversity, the product of 3.5 billion years of evolutionary trial and error, is the highest in the history of life. But it may be reaching a tipping point. In a new review ...
 The Guardian Nigeria1 day ago Dinosaurs wiped out by colossal bad luck  Pune Mirror4 hours ago Giant asteroids wiped out life on early Earth  Prokerala21 hours ago Forbes: The (Atrocious) Luck of the Dinosaurs  Forbes.com2 days ago
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Christian Science Monitor

As the asteroids rained down on Earth, life persisted

During the first 500 million years after the formation of the Earth, meteors pummeled rained down from the sky, transforming the surface into molten rock. Yet the planet may have been more hospitable than previously thought. An artistic conception ...
 Christian Science Monitor13 hours ago New NASA Research Shows Giant Asteroids Battered Early Earth  Space Fellowship9 hours ago Asteroid attacks significantly altered ancient Earth  EurekAlert!12 hours ago Asteroid Barrage Gave Ancient Earth A 'Facelift,' Study Shows  Huffington Post14 hours ago
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Houston Chronicle

NASA's asteroid mission takes a beating

NASA can't afford to send humans to Mars. With its current plans to build a large rocket, the Space Launch System, NASA can't even afford to go back to the moon. What NASA can afford to do, in about a decade, is bring a small asteroid to a location ...
 Houston Chronicle5 hours ago Innovation Earth: Bringing NASA Technology Back to Earth  Huffington Post6 days ago CWDN: NASA developer challenge protects Earth attack by deep space Asteroids  Computer Weekly6 days ago Ottawa to Help Fund $8.84M Towards NASA Asteroid Mission  ECanadaNow1 week ago
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International Business Times UK

Hell on Earth Was The Reality 4.5 Billion Years Ago, Scientists Say

Huge asteroids battered Earth about 4.5 billion years ago.(Creative Commons) Early on in our planet's formation, hell on earth was a reality, with asteroids causing "episodes of complete sterilisation" of the planet. Published in the journal ...
 International Business Times UK19 hours ago How will Chelsea line up this season?  Yahoo! UK and Ireland Eurosport18 hours ago Scientists reveal new vision of Earth 4 billion years ago  Gizmodo1 day ago

Infant Earth was peppered by asteroids for 500 million years

The big asteroids were 1,000 times the size of Manhattan. BOULDER, Colo., July 31 (UPI) --Scientists say early Earth would have technically been inhabitable, but it wouldn't have been a very pleasant place to live. Researchers say little pockets ...
 UPI14 hours ago Scientists say early Earth would have been inhabitable, but it would have been a terrible place to live -- amid magma and incessant asteroid collisions.  TickerTech.com15 hours ago
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Rain of asteroids melted early Earth, boiled its oceans, study shows

Sundance's 'The Honorable Woman' a brave foray into conflict In recent weeks, the creator of "The Honorable Woman," an eight-part series debuting Thursday on Sundance, has gone out of his way to express what the show is not: A reaction to recent ...
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This Is What The Earth Looked Like When It Was Only Half A Billion Years Old

Scientists have long known that early Earth was a turbulent place where asteroids regularly assaulted the planet's crust. But recently, scientist quantified just how intense that assault really was. According to a new model, out July 30 in ...
 Business Insider1 day ago
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National Geographic

Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid Struck At Just The Wrong Time, New Study Suggests

Just before a large asteroid slammed into the Earth 66 million years ago, the diversity of plant-eating dinosaur species declined slightly, a new study suggests. That minor shift may have been enough to doom all dinosaurs when the space rock hit. ...
 Huffington Post3 days ago Asteroid Timing Erased the Dinosaurs?  National Geographic3 days ago Did the dinosaur-killing asteroid hit at just the wrong time?  Sott.net3 days ago

If asteroid's timing had been different, dinosaurs might still exist

While the Chicxulub asteroid has been taken as the default reason for the dinosaurs elimination, there's still some question as to what factors contributed to the demise of a whole group of species. Dinosaurs were remarkably successful for over 160 ...
 Los Angeles Times2 days ago
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