outer crust

Cosmic chunk from the belly of 3rd largest asteroid found in space


January 7th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Scientists have found in space a chunk that was once a part of the third-largest asteroid.Using NASA's Infrared Telescope Facility on Mauna Kea, Hawaii, experts at University of ... Read more...

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New study explains formation of mysterious moon ‘bulge’


November 12th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): A new study has suggested that the bulge of elevated topography on the far side of the moon could be the result of tidal forces acting early in ... Read more...

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Meteor bombardment may have made earth more habitable


June 2nd, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) Large bombardments of meteorites nearly four billion years ago probably made earth and mars more habitable by modifying their atmosphere. When a meteorite enters a planet's atmosphere, extreme heat ... Read more...

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Meteor bombardment 4 bln yrs ago may have made Earth more habitable


June 2nd, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): A new study has suggested that large bombardments of meteorites approximately four billion years ago could have helped to make the early Earth and Mars more habitable for ... Read more...

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Discovery of 2 billion year old rocks may shed light on mantle formation


April 12th, 2008 - 12:51 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 12 (ANI): Geologists have unearthed ancient rocks from the ocean floor of the North Pole that date back to 2 billion years, which may shed light on the formation ... Read more...

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Why is the sun’s core cooler than its crust?


March 7th, 2008 - 10:54 am ICT by admin
Washington, March 7 (IANS) Why is our sun's outer crust some 200-300 times hotter than its core? One lot of astrophysicists claimed to have the answer last year. But now another group ... Read more...

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