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Giant asteroids wiped out life on early Earth

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 18:18

Using a computer simulation model based on a moon crater, planetary scientists have revealed that early Earth is likely to have been hit by giant asteroids capable of killing off life and completely resurfacing the planet.

Australian scientists identify 280 new moon craters

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 15:39

Australian scientists have identified 280 craters on the moon that have never been mapped before, utilizing ultra-high resolution mapping techniques.

Moon`s largest crater may be rich in ice: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, June 21, 2012, 12:25

Data from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft has indicated that ice may make up as much as 22 percent of the surface material in a crater located on the Moon’s south pole.

Lunar orbiter captures huge crater on moon

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 03, 2012, 14:47

NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has captured shots of a massive Aristarchus crater on moon, which is even visible to the naked eye.

Moon’s rough ‘wrinkles’ can reveal its age

Last Updated: Saturday, May 14, 2011, 13:10

The roughness of craters and other features on the Moon’s surface can reveal its age.