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Solving the Puzzling Mystery of the Moons of Mars

Mars’s two moons, Phobos and Deimos, have puzzled researchers since their discovery in 1877. They are very small: Phobos’s diameter of 22 kilometers is 160 times smaller than that of our Moon, and Deimos is even smaller, with a diameter … Continue reading

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New Theory Concerning the Comet That Killed the Dinosaurs

The Comet That Killed the Dinosaurs: New Theory on Origin of the Chicxulub Impactor by Harvard University | SciTechDaily It was tens of miles wide and forever changed history when it crashed into Earth about 66 million years ago. The … Continue reading

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A Rare Asteroid Worth $10,000 Quadrillion

Researchers say new information gathered on the asteroid 16 Psyche – a 140-mile-long minor planet situated within the main asteroid belt orbiting between Mars and Jupiter – will provide astronomical scientists with a clearer view of the rare metal asteroid … Continue reading

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An Asteroid Impact Killed the Dinosaurs According to New Study

Asteroid Impact, Not Volcanic Activity, Killed the Dinosaurs, Study Finds by Chelsea Gohd | Space.com An asteroid impact, not volcanic activity, killed the dinosaurs, a new study finds. For decades, scientists have gone back and forth over exactly what caused … Continue reading

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