Moon crater

Giant asteroids wiped out life on early Earth

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.

Jul 31, 2014, 18:18 PM IST

Australian scientists identify 280 new moon craters

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

Jun 18, 2013, 15:39 PM IST

Lunar orbiter captures huge crater on moon

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

Jan 03, 2012, 14:47 PM IST