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Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): While a new Martian probe is set to be launched, a Florida State University scientist has uncovered what may be the first recognized example of ancient Martian crust.
Why surfaces of most asteroids appear redder than meteorites Nov 19, 10:06 am
Washington, Nov. 19 (ANI): A scientist has claimed to have found the reason behind surfaces of most asteroids appearing redder than meteorites-the remnants of asteroids that have crashed to Earth.
Chelyabinsk fireball equivalent to about 600k tons of TNT Nov 7, 10:07 am
Washington, Nov. 7 (ANI): Researchers have said that the meteor that exploded over Chelyabinsk, Russia on February 2013 was equivalent to about 600 thousand tons of TNT, 150 times bigger than the 2012 Sutter's Mill meteorite in California, according to a study.
4.5cm meteorite to answer 'how Mars turned to stone' Oct 23, 11:37 am
London, Oct. 23 (ANI): A meteorite may help explain as to how the Red Planet became a cold, rocky desert after losing its thick, carbon dioxide-rich atmosphere, according to researchers.
Martian meteorites are really from Mars Oct 17, 10:55 am
Washington, Oct 17 (ANI): Mars rover Curiosity has just proven that Martian meteorites are really from the Red Planet.
Meteorite watch up for grabs for $1m Oct 10, 3:09 pm
Washington, Oct. 10 (ANI): Watchmaker Richard Mille and jewelry maker Boucheron have collaborated to create RM-018 Tourbillon wristwatch that has meteorite fragments and rare earth rocks, and have priced it at 1 million dollars.
Now, take a sip of space beer brewed with lunar dust! Oct 4, 10:18 am
Washington, Oct 4 (ANI): A Delaware-based brewery is set to guarantee beer lovers a thoroughly spaced-out experience with their "Celest-jewel-ale."
Icy comet collisions can produce building blocks of life Sep 16, 9:51 am
Washington, Sept 16 (ANI): A new study suggests that the building blocks of life can spontaneously come into existence when icy comets smash into planets.
Could life have survived a crash on Earth Sep 13, 10:12 am
Washington, Sept. 13 (ANI): Planetary scientists still consider the theory of panspermia, in which life can naturally transfer between planets, a serious hypothesis.
'Alien life may have hitchhiked to earth on meteorite' Sep 11, 9:37 am
Washington, Sept 11 (ANI): Scientists have found that the Sutter's Mill meteorite, which exploded in a blazing fireball over California last year, contains organic molecules not previously found in any meteorites.
Washington, August 27 (ANI): Chelyabinsk meteorite had either earlier collided with another body in the solar system or came too close to the Sun before it fell to Earth, according to a new research.
Earliest known Egyptian iron artifacts made from meteorites Aug 20, 11:13 am
Washington, August 20 (ANI): Researchers have shown that earliest known iron artifacts including Egyptian iron beads held at the UCL Petrie Museum were taken out from pieces of meteorites, rather than iron ore.
Martian meteorites 4 bln years younger than earlier believed Jul 25, 1:51 pm
Washington, July 25 (ANI): A team of geologists has proved that the most common group of meteorites from Mars is almost 4 billion years younger than many scientists had believed.
Study of Solar system's youth could aid search for new planets Jul 25, 10:08 am
Washington, July 25 (ANI): Comets and meteorites contain clues to our solar system's earliest days, even though some of the findings don't fit well together.
Washington, June 20 (ANI): Mars might have had an oxygen-rich atmosphere at a time, about 4000 million years ago, well before the rise of atmospheric oxygen on earth around 2500 million years ago.
Martian clay contains chemical implicated in origin of life Jun 11, 9:34 am
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Hawaii at Manoa NASA Astrobiology Institute (UHNAI) have discovered high concentrations of boron in a Martian meteorite.
Life-producing phosphorus carried to Earth by meteorites Jun 5, 10:50 am
Washington, June 5 (ANI): A team of scientists has finally solved a 3.5 billion-year-old mystery showing that phosphorus - key element that produced life on Earth- was carried to Earth on meteorites.
Ancient Egyptians used meteorites as accessories May 31, 1:44 pm
Washington, May 31 (ANI): Researchers at The Open University (OU) and The University of Manchester have found convincing evidence that Ancient Egyptians used meteorites to make symbolic accessories.
Climate change after cosmic impact may have wiped out wooly mammoths May 21, 11:45 am
Washington, May 21 (ANI): A new research has found evidence of a major cosmic event near the end of the Ice Age, which resulted in a climate change that forced many species, including wooly mammoths, to die.
Water on Moon and Earth may have come from same meteorites May 10, 10:16 am
Washington, May 10 (ANI): Researchers from Brown and Case Western Reserve universities and Carnegie Institution of Washington have found that the water found on the moon, like that on Earth, came from small meteorites called carbonaceous chondrites in the first 100 million years or so after the solar system formed.
Meteorites may provide clues for life on Mars May 2, 11:00 am
Washington, May 2 (ANI): A team of scientists has examined a meteorite that formed on Mars more than a billion years ago to determine if conditions were ever right on the red planet to sustain life.
Washington, April 29 (ANI): A new research has suggested that two surprising grains of sand found in a pair of meteorites that landed on Earth could have been formed in a single supernova that occurred billions of years ago.
Grains of sand from supernova found in meteorites Apr 20, 12:59 pm
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): Scientists have been studying stars by looking at specks of dust carried to Earth in meteorites.
Meteorites found in Morocco could be from Mercury Apr 6, 11:24 am
Washington, Apr 6 (ANI): Early in 2012, someone in Southern Morocco picked up 35 greenish stones, which is believed to be fragments of a meteorite from Mercury.
How objects from space could have kindled life on Earth Apr 5, 10:17 am
Washington, April 5 (ANI): While it is generally accepted that some important ingredients for life came from meteorites bombarding the early Earth, scientists have not been able to explain how that lifeless rock transformed into the building blocks of life.
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