Posts Tagged: meteorite
Did meteorite impacts help create life on Earth and beyond?
September 2, 2020
What if impact craters, long seen as harbingers of death, turned out to be the cradle of life? For Western…
Western scientists believe bright fireball event near Grand Bend dropped meteorites
January 26, 2018
A network of cameras directed by Western University observed a bright fireball across southern Ontario at 7:23 p.m. on Wednesday,…
Gram-sized gifts of the solar system drop to Earth near London
December 1, 2017
Tiny fragments from the asteroid belt sizzled to Earth near London International Airport this week, Western University sky cameras show….
‘Tiny clocks’ crystallize understanding of meteorite crashes
May 26, 2017
Almost two billion years ago, a 10-kilometre-wide chunk of space slammed down into rock near what is now the city…
New methodology provides better size estimates of meteorite impact craters
August 5, 2016
Using newly developed methodology, planetary scientists from Western University have re-estimated the diameter of eight well-known impact craters on Earth….