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What's New on Mars: Triangle Monkey Butt

Jan Millsapps, Ph.D. | Posted 05.05.2014 | Science
Jan Millsapps, Ph.D.

The newest name-it-and-claim-it-in-space game, a Uwingu/Mars One partnership, invites the public to participate in naming the 500,000 unnamed craters on Mars. Five dollars gets you a small crater; the big bucks buy you more.

REVEALED: Why Craters Much Bigger On One Side Of The Moon

natureheader | Davide Castelvecchi | Posted 11.08.2013 | Science

When the Soviet probe Luna 3 sent back the first shots of the dark side of the Moon, they showed that it was noticeably more pockmarked by craters tha...

LOOK: Places That Will Never Be The Same

weather.com | Posted 05.19.2013 | Green

If you had any doubts that we're living in a new age called the Anthropocene -- the term geologists have begun to use to describe our era, as defined ...

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WATCH: Threats From The Skies

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 03.11.2013 | Science

The recent meteor strike over Chelyabinsk, Russia is reminding all of us just how vulnerable we are to attacks from above. So I reached out to Phil Pl...

Comet Didn't Kill Off Ancient Culture After All, Scientists Say

Posted 03.01.2013 | Science

By: Nola Taylor Redd, LiveScience Contributor Published: 03/01/2013 11:54 AM EST on LiveScience A comet crashing into the Earth some 13,000 years ...

LOOK: Planet's Craters Mimic Beloved Disney Character

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 06.20.2012 | Science

A massive Mickey Mouse did a face-plant on the surface of Mercury--or so it seems in a photo snapped recently by NASA's Messenger orbiter. Was Mic...

Pock-Marked Planet Has HOW Many Craters?

| Posted 06.13.2012 | Science

by Sid Perkins Excuse the blemishes, but Mars has been beaten and battered by comets, asteroids, and other cosmic buckshot for billions of years. ...

PHOTOS: 15 Stunning Crater Lakes

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

The fury and beauty of nature is never so ironically visible as in the world's crater lakes. Formed in the depressions of volcanic craters or impact...

Pristine Impact Crater DISCOVERED In Egypt Desert

space.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

What may be the best-preserved small impact crater ever seen on Earth has been discovered in the remote Egyptian desert, scientists announced Thursday...