A new analysis method has revealed DNA building blocks in meteorites, suggesting that these prebiotic molecules might have formed during the solar system's earliest years.
Where did Earth’s water come from? One of the oldest meteorites on Earth is adding new pieces to an old puzzle.
Astronomers thought giant stars were reponsible for flooding the early system with a radioative isotope — but the Sun itself might have made it.
The expedition off the coast of Washington state performs a first, recovering meteorite fragments from a documented fall.
They look like leftover gravel from a freshly laid asphalt road, but the black stones that spattered across the snow in the wake of the January 16th Michigan fireball were anything but terrestrial. They belonged to a tiny asteroid on a recent foray to the outer asteroid belt but now…