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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.
Does global warming cause asteroids to fall? Feb 12, 1:44 pm
Washington, February 12 (ANI): The effects of global warming may stretch far beyond Earth and reach meteorites millions of miles away in space-at least according to one CNN anchor.
Water rich meteorite linked to Mars' crust identified Jan 4, 1:57 pm
Washington, January 4 (ANI): NASA-funded researchers have found that the Martian surface or crust contains 10 times more water than other Martian meteorites from unknown origins.
Meteorite that fell over Northern California on April 22 was 'one of fastest and rarest ever' Dec 21, 10:34 am
Washington, December 21 (ANI): A meteorite that exploded as a fireball over California's Sierra foothills this past spring was among the fastest, rarest meteorites known to have hit the Earth, it has been revealed.
Meteorites from mars and moon going up for sale next month Sep 24, 11:33 am
Washington, September 24 (ANI): Fragments of Mars, the moon and asteroids that have fallen to Earth will be put up for sale on October 14 in Manhattan.
London, August 31(ANI): Neil Armstrong's first steps on the moon were sketched out ahead of the historic Apollo 11 mission, reveal a series of NASA documents, which are set to go under the hammer next week.
Shock wave from exploding star may have started our solar system Aug 7, 10:05 am
Washington, August 7 (ANI): Scientists at Carnegie Institution for Science have provided the first fully three-dimensional models to demonstrate how a shock wave from a supernova explosion triggered the formation of our Solar System.
Washington, August 3 (ANI): Scientists at Carnegie Institution for Science have provided the first fully three-dimensional models to demonstrate how a shock wave from a supernova explosion triggered the formation of our Solar System.
Ancient meteorites shed light on Earth's birth and infancy Jul 23, 10:23 am
Washington, July 23 (ANI): Scientists are studying meteorites to understand Earth's earliest history-its formation from Solar System material into the present-day layering of metal core and mantle, and crust.
Washington, July 13 (ANI): Comets and, or a type of very primitive meteorite called carbonaceous chondrites are believed to be the sources of early Earth's volatile elements-which include hydrogen, nitrogen, and carbon-and possibly organic material, too.
Meteorites give valuable insights into Mars' atmosphere May 31, 5:52 pm
Washington, May 31 (ANI): Scientists have found that meteorites, which continually bombard the surface of Mars, contain enough carbon compounds to generate methane when they are exposed to sunlight.
'Non biological' organic carbon originated on Mars May 25, 10:15 am
Washington, May 25 (ANI): A new study has provided strong evidence that organic carbon did, indeed, originate on Mars, although it is not of biological origin.
London, May 5 (ANI): Rock hunters are stampeding to the site of the world's biggest gold rush to find meteorites that are worth 20 times the value of the precious metal.
Earth could be 'moon's sole parent' Mar 30, 1:55 pm
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): Researchers have cast doubts over moon's origin, challenging the widely held theory that a giant collision between Earth and a Mars-sized object gave birth to the moon 4.5 billion years ago.
Washington, March 10 (ANI): A new study on meteorites has revealed that there is more than one way to make crucial components of life in space.
Earth 'formed from diverse mix of meteorites' Mar 4, 3:18 pm
Washington, March 4 (ANI): Earth might have formed from collisions of many different types of meteorites, scientists suggest.
Meteorite bombardment 'brought gold and platinum to Earth' Sep 8, 10:23 am
London, Sept 8 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Bristol have found clear evidence that the planet's accessible reserves of precious metals- such as gold and platinum- are the result of a bombardment of meteorites more than 200 million years after the Earth was formed.
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