aug 082012
 
New Impact Crater in the Arctic Discovered

  Researchers from the University of Saskatchewan and the Geological Survey of Canada (GSC) have discovered a massive meteor impact from millions of years ago in Canada’s western Arctic. Geological Survey of Canada geologist Keith Dewing examining shatter cones and taking notes at the newly discovered Prince Albert impact crater, northwestern Victoria Island, western Arctic. [continue reading]

jul 242012
 
Lunar Surface Protected by 'Deflector Shields'

  Scientists from RAL Space at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory have solved a lunar mystery and their results might lead the way to determining if the same mechanism could be artificially manipulated to create safe havens for future space explorers.  Their work focussed on the origin of the enigmatic “lunar swirls” – swirling patches of [continue reading]