Planetary Sciences

Why surfaces of most asteroids appear redder than meteorites

A scientist has claimed to have found the reason behind surfaces of most asteroids appearing redder than meteorites-the remnants of asteroids that have crashed to Earth.

Nov 19, 2013, 10:23 AM IST

New discovery could help explain Earth`s origin

Scientists still have doubts over the theory that Earth arose from the collision of asteroids, as its composition doesn`t resemble that of meteoroids - the small particles that break off from asteroids.

Jul 17, 2013, 14:54 PM IST