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Astronomers made a poor bot count 100,000 moon craters
Thank you, patient algorithm, for the most extensive crater catalog yet.
There’s a giant crater the size of a city hiding under Greenland
But not everyone agrees it's from an asteroid impact.
An Incredibly Deep Ocean Could Be Hiding Beneath Pluto’s Icy Heart
Imagine the space-scuba diving potential
Did An Asteroid Help The Dinosaurs?
Their global domination may have been boosted by a massive asteroid impact
Mile-High Mountains In Middle Of Mars Craters Were Built By Wind
Mystery solved, thanks to a sand box in a wind tunnel
It Looks Like Someone Drew On Saturn’s Moon Tethys With A Red Crayon
Like, a miles-wide crayon
Could An Asteroid Impact Knock The Moon Into Earth?
“If an asteroid hits the moon, it will just get another crater,” says Gareth Wynn-Williams, an astronomer at the University … Continued
In The Same Cataclysm That Gave The Moon Its Craters, Lots Of Asteroids Suffered Too
During the Late Heavy Bombardment, not even space rocks were safe. This is good news for historians of the solar system.
BigPic: A Frost-Covered Mountain Range On Pockmarked Mars
ESA's Mars Express orbiter snaps some 3-D images.
Mercury Has a Liquid Core, and Other New Surprises From the Innermost Planet
NASA’s Messenger spacecraft entered orbit around Mercury one year ago this week, and the spacecraft has been hard at work. … Continued