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craters

NASA Discovers Second Crater Hidden Under Greenland's Ice

Within a matter of months, NASA has discovered the first subglacial craters known to science. They’re both huge and relatively young.
Becky Ferreira
2.11.19
Mars

Megafloods on Mars Carved Giant Canyons Into the Red Planet

Jezero Crater, site of a Martian paleolake, is on the shortlist of landing sites for NASA's Mars 2020 rover.
Becky Ferreira
11.16.18
craters

Scientists Discover Hidden Asteroid Crater Under a Mile of Greenland Ice

Research partially funded by Carlsberg beer company found an asteroid impact underneath Greenland’s Hiawatha Glacier.
Becky Ferreira
11.14.18
Mars

Nobody Knows How This Part of Mars Exploded

New images of Ismenia Patera deepen the mystery of its origins.
Becky Ferreira
4.13.18
Space

Something Struck Mars Recently And Left This 13-Foot-Wide Black Mark

MRO’s HiRISE camera captures new addition to Mars’ speckled surface.
Ben Sullivan
1.6.17
russia

Something Is Causing Siberia's Tundra to Literally Bubble Underground

Siberia, you scary.
Sarah Emerson
7.20.16
nasa

First-Ever Complete Map of Mercury Reveals Its Violent Volcanic Past

The planetary oddball finally gets its full-frontal.
Sarah Emerson
5.7.16
nasa

Mars's Largest Moon Is Slowly Being Torn Apart

The moon is caught in a cosmic chain reaction that will ultimately end in its demise
Amy Thompson
11.16.15
News

This 'Crater' Might Actually Be an Ancient Martian Supervolcano

New images from the ESA give us a few more clues about what caused the massive impression.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.21.15
videos

Powerful Telescope Captures Stunning Footage of the Moon in 4K

Up close and personal.
Jordan Valinsky
5.12.15
Space

This Is the Crater NASA Made When It Smashed a Spacecraft Into the Moon

Finding a hole on the moon from 250,000 feet away isn't easy.
Ben Richmond
10.30.14