First meteorite linked to Martian crust
After extensive analyses by a team of scientists led by Carl Agee at the University of New Mexico, researchers have identified a new class of Martian meteorite that likely originated from the Mars's crust. ...
Exploding star missing from formation of solar system
(Phys.org)—A new study published by University of Chicago researchers challenges the notion that the force of an exploding star prompted the formation of the solar system.
Third lunar mineral - Tranquillityite found in Western Australia
Where does all the gold come from?
Ultra high precision analyses of some of the oldest rock samples on Earth by researchers at the University of Bristol provides clear evidence that the planet's accessible reserves of precious metals are the ...
Contamination of impacted meteorites can happen quickly
A team of scientists has published the results of an investigative survey into the Sutter's Mill meteorite that landed in California in 2012.
New technique could be used to search space dust for life's ingredients
While the origin of life remains mysterious, scientists are finding more and more evidence that material created in space and delivered to Earth by comet and meteor impacts could have given a boost to the ...
Researchers find evidence that suggests not all sulfur in the Earth's mantle came from meteorites
Researchers claim reexamination of rock samples confirms meteoritic origin of Tunguska cosmic body
Scientists find Moon, asteroids share history
(Phys.org) —NASA and international researchers have discovered that Earth's moon has more in common than previously thought with large asteroids roaming our solar system.
Researchers use new technique to date CAIs and chondrules
Curtin geologists make a 'shocking' discovery
Research led by Curtin University geologists has uncovered a wealth of new evidence in the mineral zircon from lunar rock samples recovered during NASAs Apollo missions, revealing indisputable proof ...
Scientists find new type of mineral in historic meteorite
(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA and co-researchers from the United States, South Korea and Japan have found a new mineral named "Wassonite" in one of the most historically significant meteorites recovered in Antarctica ...
Mimicking the moon's surface in the basement
(PhysOrg.com) -- A team of scientists used an ion beam in a basement room at Los Alamos National Laboratory to simulate solar winds on the surface of the Moon. The table-top simulation helped confirm that ...
Latvian experts say meteorite crater was hoax (Update)
(AP) -- Scientists investigating a large crater initially believed to have been caused by a meteorite said a closer analysis Monday revealed it was a hoax.