Meteorites

Space Diamonds are Even Harder Than Earth Diamonds

In a recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, an international team of researchers led…

2 weeks ago

Scientists Identify the Source of a Famous Meteorite as One Crater on Mars

If we think untangling Earth's complex geological history is difficult, think of the challenge involved in doing the same for…

2 months ago

Want to Own a Meteorite from Geoff Notkin’s Personal Collection?

For nearly 30 years Geoff Notkin has traveled the world in search of meteorites, those ancient relics from outer space…

4 months ago

The Early Solar System was Total Mayhem

There's no question that young solar systems are chaotic places. Cascading collisions defined our young Solar System as rocks, boulders,…

4 months ago

A Meteorite Recently Crashed Into Australia. A Drone Scoured the Area and Found it

Drones have become more and more ubiquitous in recent years.  From recently discovering the Endurance to participating in wars, drones…

7 months ago

A Mars Meteorite Shows Evidence of a Massive Impact Billions of Years ago

Researchers at Australia’s Curtin University have discovered evidence of a massive impact on the Martian surface after 4.45 billion years…

7 months ago

Water was Already Here Before the Earth Formed

Where did Earth's water come from? That's one of the most compelling questions in the ongoing effort to understand life's…

8 months ago

Simulation Predicts Where to Find 300,000 Meteorites Hidden in Antarctica

Although meteorites are known to fall all over the world, the environment and unique processes in Antarctica make them somewhat…

8 months ago

We Now Know Exactly Which Crater the Martian Meteorites Came From

Mars is still quite mysterious, despite all we've learned about the planet in recent years. We still have a lot…

11 months ago

Meteorites Found With Little Pieces of Other Stars

When Carl Sagan said, “We are all made of star stuff,” he didn’t just mean we were made up of…

12 months ago