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Meteorite strikes made life on Earth possible

University of Tübingen research team shows that a significant amount of the Earth´s water and carbon came from the outer Solar System.

12 Aug 2019 Nature Geoscience

Researchers recreate the sun’s solar wind and plasma ‘burps’ on Earth

The sun's solar wind affects nearly everything in the solar system. It can disrupt the function of Earth's satellites and creates the lights of the auroras.

29 Jul 2019 Nature Physics

Laboratory analysis of meteorites have shown evidence that asteroids migrated towards the asteroid belt from the outer solar system

The research team succeeded in determining where asteroids formed based on the amounts of dry ice inferred from carbonate minerals in meteorites.

1 Jul 2019 Nature Astronomy

Tokyo Tech-led study shows how icy outer solar system satellites may have formed

Tokyo Tech-led study shows how icy outer solar system satellites may have formed Scientists use sophisticated computer simulations and observations of Trans-Neptunian Objects to understand the formation of the solar system.

24 Jun 2019 Nature Astronomy