Craters


Hundreds of More New Moon Craters Forming Faster Than Thought

Hundreds of More New Moon Craters Forming Faster Than Thought

Small meteors bombarding the surface of the moon have created 33 times more craters than expected...

Oct 13 2016, 8:08am CDT

Gravity Data Reveals the Inner Structure of the Ceres

Gravity Data Reveals the Inner Structure of Ceres

Scientists attempt to find what lies deep inside the dwarf planet Ceres....

Aug 4 2016, 10:45am CDT

Scientists Find New Clues to Solve the Mystery of Ceres’ Missing Craters

Scientists Find New Clues to Solve the Mystery of Ceres’ Missing Craters

Significant geolgocial evolution might have erased large impact craters from the surface of dwarf planet Ceres....

Jul 27 2016, 2:50am CDT

NASA Probe Maps Ceres Craters Where Ice can Accumulate

NASA Probe Maps Ceres Craters Where Ice can Accumulate

Scientists with NASA's Dawn mission have identified, on the dwarf planet Ceres, permanently shadowed regions most of which lik...

Jul 9 2016, 1:39pm CDT

Two Young Craters Discovered on Moon

Two Young Craters Discovered on Moon

A team of scientists has discovered two geologically young craters -- one 16 million years old and the other between 75-420 mil...

May 24 2016, 5:05am CDT

NASA’s New Horizon Finds Halo Craters on Pluto

NASA’s New Horizon Finds Halo Craters on Pluto

The image shows a spectacular cluster of bright haloes spreading across Pluto's Vega Terra region....

Apr 24 2016, 3:14am CDT

Massive Craters in Sweden Produced by Double Meteor Strike

Massive Craters in Sweden Produced by Double Meteor Strike

The double meteorite hit the area around 458 million years ago, leaving two large craters in it....

Sep 14 2015, 2:55am CDT