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Tag: meteorites

A Piece of Mars is Going Home

A piece of a meteorite called Sayh al Uhaymir 008 (SaU008) will be carried on…

Meteorites Brought Water To Earth During the First Two Million Years

Earth began to receive water from space even before our planet had fully formed.

Ingredients for Life Revealed in Meteorites That Fell to Earth

Two wayward space rocks, which separately crashed to Earth in 1998 after circulating in our…

Meteorite’s Origins Point To Possible Undiscovered Asteroid

Asteroids key to understanding our Solar System's formation.

Evidence suggests life on Earth started after meteorites splashed into warm little ponds

Life on Earth may have begun after meteorites splashed down and leached essential elements into…

Our solar system’s ‘shocking’ origin story

According to one longstanding theory, our Solar System’s formation was triggered by a shock wave…

Ancient meteorite impact sparked long-lived volcanic eruptions on Earth

New research shows that large meteorite impacts can be followed by intense, long-lived, and explosive…

New Evidence for a Water-Rich History on Mars

Mars may have been a wetter place than previously thought, according to research conducted on…

Science from the Sky: NASA Renews Search for Antarctic Meteorites

Three federal entities, including NASA, are reaffirming their commitment to search for Antarctic meteorites, to…

Did meteorites bring life’s phosphorus to Earth?

A synthetic version of phosphorus shows how this nutrient gave boost to life.