The pretty, Medieval town of Nördlingen lies, fittingly, on the ‘Romantic Road’ in the west-central Swabian Bavaria. Its red-roofed buildings are enclosed within a complete and circular circuit of town walls. 530 more words
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Through a combination of data analysis and numerical modeling work, researchers have found a record of the ancient Moon-forming giant impact observable in stony meteorites. Their work will appear in the April 2015 issue of the Journal Science. 767 more words
What is the difference between:
Comets, Asteroids, Meteors, Meteoroids, and Meteorites?
Asteroids are generally larger chunks of rock that come from the asteroid belt located between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. 748 more words
Scientist Marc Fries gave a talk at NASA Johnson Space Center about the NASA Dawn spacecraft that recently arrived in orbit around Ceres and meteorites. Ceres is a dwarf planet the size of Texas and the largest body in the asteroid belt. 37 more words