The largest and most powerful volcano on the large molten moon of Io will probably erupt sometime this month, according to a Planetary Science Institute scientist. Senior Scientist Julie Rathbun said the
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The cataclysmic asteroid impact off Mexico’s coast that doomed the dinosaurs 66 million years ago was not the only time an astronomical event shaped the history of life on Earth.
Blowing-up asteroid to block out Sun could stop global warming - it's happened before, say scientists
Around half-a-billion years ago, a 93-mile wide asteroid broke up between Jupiter and Mars sending a vast dust cloud into the Solar System, blocking sunlight and plunging Earth into a lengthy ice age.
Understandably, this particular shot caused several science writers and planetary scientists to oscillate with unbridled joy. As several have pointed out, what you are looking at here isn’t just Io’s It