22 Jun , 2018 by Matt Williams
According to a new study from Johns Hopkins University, Mars’ Medusa Fossae region was created by volcanic activity, a finding which has serious implications for the planet’s past habitability.
Earth, Geology, Science
12 May , 2017 by Evan Gough
Ancient grains of the mineral zircon help researchers paint a picture of Earth in the Hadean Eon, and that picture is mostly water.
Earth, Geology, SETI
17 Feb , 2017 by Evan Gough
Data collected over decades proves that Earth has another continent: Zealandia.
Geology, Mars, Meteorites, News
2 Feb , 2017 by Evan Gough
A Martian meteorite that landed in Africa in 2012 has confirmed that Martian volcanic activity lasted 3 billion years or longer.
Guide to Space
31 Jan , 2017 by Matt Williams
The geological feature known as a “butte” (French for “small hill”) is quite common to Earth, and planets like Mars as well.
Earth, Geology, Guide to Space
16 Sep , 2016 by Matt Williams
Whether a volcano is active or dormant is complicated, as these geological features can have very long lifespans that go far beyond human reckoning.
Asteroids, Earth, Meteorites, News
15 Jun , 2016 by Evan Gough
A fossilized meteorite from a quarry in Sweden is a new type of space rock that’s different from other meteors.
Geology, Mars, Meteors, News
21 May , 2016 by Evan Gough
Impact events on Mars 3.4 billion years ago triggered massive tsunamis that reshaped the coastline of the ancient Martian ocean.
21 May , 2016 by Matt Williams
The difference between lava and magma, which is rather important when it comes to volcanic activity and geology, is just a question of location
Asteroids, Earth, Geology, News
18 May , 2016 by Evan Gough
Scientists in Australia have found evidence of an enormous asteroid impact about 3.5 billion years ago. But the site of that impact remains a mystery.
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