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