Tag: meteors

Detective Mission will help Researchers to Trace the History of a New African Meteorite

Detective Mission will help Researchers to Trace the History of a New African Meteorite

Benenitra received debris from an ancient meteorite, which is now named after the town. On 27 July 2018, debris from a meteorite landed in and around the small remote town of Benenitra in southwestern Madagascar, shortly before a lunar eclipse. This prompted researchers from Wits and colleagues from the University of Antananarivo in Madagascar to…

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Ancient Meteorites Guide us to the Early Life of our Solar System

Ancient Meteorites Guide us to the Early Life of our Solar System

The researchers of the University of Manchester perform isotopic analysis of Ancient Meteorites to reveal more information about the origin of our solar system. Scientists are extremely keen to know about the origin of our solar system and meteors are their best bets in this regard. That’s the reason why a detailed analysis is being…

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Meteors Reveal Insights about the Early Life of our Sun

Meteors Reveal Insights about the Early Life of our Sun

The presence of noble gases inside Hibonite Crystals, extracted from a meteor, gives scientists some key information about the early life of our Sun. Technological advancement has enabled the humanity to explore their surroundings like never before. There are different space agencies in the world and all of them have their own missions which feed…

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What happens if tomorrow an Asteroid with the size of Los Angeles hits the Earth?

What happens if tomorrow an Asteroid with the size of Los Angeles hits the Earth?

Can an Asteroid as big as LA lead to the Extinction of the Human Race? The world will vanish one day and scientists have many theories about the annihilation of the planet Earth. Astronomers seem to believe that a severe impact on earth may cause its end. Astronomically speaking thousands of asteroids have come in…

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