Serendipitous observations by the Juno spacecraft while it was en route to Jupiter suggest a Martian source for the dust, but how the dust escapes Mars or its moons remains unknown.
Models link the variety of crater shapes expected on (16) Psyche with the interior structure of this unique asteroid, in preparation for the arrival of the Psyche probe in 2026.
While the seas were still churning from the impact and the seawater temperatures were high due to the hydrothermal activity, life was reestablishing itself inside the crater.
Fragmentos de un cometa probablemente golpearon la Tierra hace 12,800 años, y una pequeña aldea del Paleolítico en Siria podría haber sufrido el impacto.
The gas giant’s interior reveals evidence of an ancient impact.
Telescopes around the world detected an impact event on the lunar surface just before totality on Monday. Amateur and professional astronomers are starting to coordinate data.
Hypervelocity impact experiments shed new light on the composition and evolution of the largest dwarf planet's little-known surface.