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How the Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid Impacts Produced Chicxulub Crater

How the Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid Impacts Produced Chicxulub Crater

Scientists studying the Chicxulub crater say that they can now describe in detail that how the asteroid that destroyed the dino...

Nov 18 2016, 5:04am CST

Bull’s Eye Crater Formation on the Moon Mystery Solved

Bull’s Eye Crater Formation on the Moon Mystery Solved

The enigma of the lunar bull’s eye crater, called the Orientale impact basin, may finally be laid to rest....

Oct 28 2016, 9:01am CDT

Mars Crater Named after Nepal Quake-hit Village Langtang

Mars Crater Named after Nepal Quake-hit Village Langtang

A crater on Mars has been named after one of the villages worst hit by the 2015 earthquake in Nepal.At least 215 people were ki...

Jun 18 2016, 1:25pm CDT

Ceres’ Strange, Bright Crater Unveiled in New NASA Images

Ceres’ Strange, Bright Crater Revealed in New NASA Images

Stunning images are taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft and provide more insight into the geological features of the dwarf pla...

Apr 20 2016, 12:02pm CDT

NASA Unveils Spectacular Close-up Images of Ceres' Mysterious Bright Spots

NASA Unveils Spectacular Close-up Images of Ceres' Crater and Mysterious Bright Spots

Scientists have found evidence of water ice in the surface of Ceres....

Mar 23 2016, 9:47pm CDT

Scientists to Drill at Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid Crater Site

Scientists to Drill at Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid Crater Site

The site may hold clues about what happened after a giant asteroid hit the Earth 66 million years ago and how life bounced back...

Mar 7 2016, 12:03am CST

Organa crater

Scientists Catch Sight of Organa Crater on Pluto’s Largest Moon, Charon

Space scientists managing the New Horizons spacecraft have caught sight of a crater on Pluto’s largest moon, Charon; and incide...

Oct 30 2015, 8:25am CDT

World's largest Asteroid Crater found in Australia

World's largest Asteroid Crater found in Australia

Millions of years ago a huge astroid slammed central Australia creating the largest Astroid Crater discovered yet....

Mar 24 2015, 7:52am CDT

Crater Lake snowshoe hiker missing

The park officials have been searching for the person but so far there has been no clue...

May 8 2014, 6:50am CDT

Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter discovers fresh meteor impact crater on Mars

Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter discovers fresh meteor impact crater on Mars

Impact ejected materiel over nearly a 10 mile range...

Feb 6 2014, 10:52am CST

Mars Crater may have once held a Lake

Mars Crater may have once held a Lake

NASA scientists believe evidence received from its Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter may indicate that a crater may have once held a...

Jan 23 2013, 2:54am CST