terrestrial rocks

Comets, not asteroids, scarred Moon’s face about 4 billion years ago


July 28th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 28 (ANI): A new study of ancient rocks in Greenland has suggested that icy comets - not rocky asteroids - launched a dramatic assault on the Earth and moon around ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

World’s oldest rocks discovered in Canada (Lead)


September 26th, 2008 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 26 (IANS) Canadian researchers have discovered the world's oldest rocks in the country's Quebec province that could shed more light on our planet's mysterious beginnings.Estimated to be 4.28 billion years ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Researchers discover the world’s oldest rocks


September 26th, 2008 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 26 (IANS) McGill University researchers have discovered the oldest ever existing rocks, which shed more light on our planet's mysterious beginnings. Known as "faux-amphibolites", these rocks may be remnants of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Scientists discover the oldest rocks on Earth


September 26th, 2008 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 26 (ANI): Researchers from the University of McGill in Canada have found the oldest rocks on Earth, which are as old as 4.28 billion years, a discovery which pushes ... Read more...

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