meteorites

Meteorites that have hit Earth come from an UNKNOWN and SINGLE spot in the asteroid belt, study says Meteorites may have a common, unknown origin, a new study says   The research looked at more than...

Our new understanding of asteroids and meteorites could also help to protect Earth from future impacts of these objects. A new study has just been published which reveals how the vast majority of meteorites...

Most solar system’s asteroids came from just five or six smashed ancient planets, scientists say ‘Handful’ of minor planets formed early in the solar system’s life are responsible Breakup...

Scientists are now trying to learn how the organic material arrived on dwarf planet Ceres. After sifting through large amounts of data collected from NASA’s Dawn mission, scientists have determined...

The meteorite weights about 11 ounces and is estimated to be 4.4 billion years old. A thick, black chunk of rock no bigger than a baseball may hold clues to the four-and-a-half-billion-year history of...