The oldest known meteorite in the UK struck about 1.2 billion years ago

It’s one of the oldest meteorite impacts ever discovered.

NASA finds a second huge impact crater beneath Greenland’s ice sheet

Our planet has received its fair share of visitors along the years. This one has been hiding under Greenland’s thick ice.

145 million year old body of seawater found under Chesapeake Bay

Chesapeake Bay is one of the few oceanic impact craters on Earth When the huge impact took place ~35 million years ago, it sealed the ancient oceanic water The water has remained virtually unchanged since then   A new study published in Nature provides chemical, isotopic and physical evidence that groundwater found at about 1.5 km deep under the Chesapeake

Seas of molten and solidified rock on the Moon can be mistaken for pristine rocks

A new analysis of data from NASA’s Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter (LOLA) shows that molten rock created by lunar impacts has been around for much longer than previously believed. During its earliest days, the Moon was covered in an ocean of molten rock, pretty much like every planet out there. As that lunar magma ocean cooled over millions of years,