erosion

Cosmic Rays Erode Away All But the Largest Interstellar Objects

So far we know of only two interstellar objects (ISO) to visit our Solar System. They are 'Oumuamua and 2I/Borisov.…

2 months ago

Sediments on Mars, Created By Blowing Wind or Flowing Water

The HiRISE (High-Resolution Imaging Science Experiment) instrument on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has given us a steady stream of…

2 years ago

Study of Martian Sedimentary Layers Reveals More About the Planet’s Past

A new study by scientists from the University of Texas at Austin has showed how Mars has changed geologically over…

4 years ago

What is a Debris Flow?

Debris flows are fast-moving landslides made up of liquefied, unconsolidated, and saturated mass. They are one of the most dangerous…

5 years ago

Evidence for Active Hollows Formation on Mercury

MESSENGER targeted-observation image of the interior of Eminescu crater A recent image acquired by NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft shows the interior…

9 years ago

Were Martian Rocks Weathered by Water?

[/caption] There are many ways rocks can be textured. Wind erosion, water erosion, the escape of volcanic gases during their…

10 years ago

More Evidence of Liquid Erosion on Mars?

  [/caption] Terby Crater, a 170-km-wide (100-mile-wide) crater located on the northern edge of the vast Hellas Planitia basin in…

11 years ago