Watch TWO Tiny Comets Zip Past Earth This Week During a Very Close Encounter
By Phil Plait- March 21, 2016
On Monday and Tuesday, two comets will pass Earth in their orbits around the Sun. There are lots of cool things about this event: They are among the closest comets to have ever passed us in modern times ...
Cosmochemists find evidence of rare element in early solar system
'Curious Marie' sample leads to critical detection of curium in meteorite
University of Chicago- March 4, 2016
UChicago scientists have discovered evidence in a meteorite that a rare element, curium, was present during the formation of the solar system. The finding ends a 35-year-old debate...
First South American trace of meteorite that killed dinosaurs found in Colombia
Fox News Latino- March 16, 2016
Bogota,(EFE) - A team of scientists headed by geologist Herman Bermudez working on the Colombian island of Gorgonilla, in the Pacific, has found fragments of the meteorite that 66 million years ago...
New Gravity Map Gives Best View Yet Inside Mars
Jet Propulsion Laboratory- March 21, 2016
A new map of Mars' gravity made with three NASA spacecraft is the most detailed to date, providing a revealing glimpse into the hidden interior of the Red Planet. ...
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Two Tiny Comets Will Fly Past Earth in a Pair of the Closest Encounters in History. Watch Live!
Two tiny comets will sail past Earth today and tomorrow in a pair of the closest encounters in histo...
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