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Tag: impact craters
Ancient Mars impacts created tornado-like winds that scoured surface
May 14, 2017
Plumes of vapor generated by ancient impacts on Mars created tornado-like winds possibly swirling at more than 500 miles per hour.
Where Have All The Craters Gone?
Jun 3, 2014
A new study indicates that craters on Earth cannot be used to understand Earth's bombardment history.
NASA Mars Weathercam Helps Find Big New Crater
May 31, 2014
Researchers have discovered on the Red Planet the largest fresh meteor-impact crater ever firmly documented with before-and-after images. The images were captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
An Impact from the Past
May 21, 2014
Scientists have found what they believe to be evidence of a powerful, ancient impact event in Canada’s Alberta province.