A tiny zircon crystal offers “direct physical evidence of large impacts, some potentially life-affecting” that persisted on ancient Mars, reports a new study.
OSIRIS REx scientists talk about asteroid Bennu, one of the most hazardous known space rocks, in the latest episode of Motherboard’s “Space Show.”
Signs of life on Europa would be most accessible in the fallout of landslides or fresh craters, suggest a new study.
Martian craters appear "concentrated in certain areas and we know that physically there is no reason for that,” said a JPL researcher. An AI tool may help figure out why.
Hippocamp may have been forged by the fallout of an impact billions of years ago.
Within a matter of months, NASA has discovered the first subglacial craters known to science. They’re both huge and relatively young.
“The giant impact of a rocky planet was required to deliver the unique composition of life-essential elements to Earth.”
It was the first time an impact has been captured on film during a total lunar eclipse.
Lindley Johnson is NASA’s Planetary Defense Officer and in many ways, the fate of the Earth rests in his hands. But he’s not stressed about it.
It was the biggest impact event in living memory, and we’re due for another in 200 years.