Tag Archives: Solar System

1794: Meteorites: Unveiling the Mysteries of Space Rocks

Initially dismissed as absurd, the idea that rocks can fall from space was proven by Ernst Chladni and Jean-Baptiste Biot in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, founding the field of meteoritics. Today, over [...]

c. 4.1 Billion BCE: Unraveling the Late Heavy Bombardment’s Mysteries

Delves into the Late Heavy Bombardment, a period when the solar system experienced intense asteroid and comet impacts. It highlights how lunar research, particularly from Apollo mission samples, offers insights into this chaotic era, suggesting [...]

c. 4.54 Billion BCE: The Formation of Earth’s Core – A Journey Through Early Solar System Chaos

Explores the early history of the solar system and the formation of Earth's core. It discusses the process of accretion and differentiation that led to the creation of Earth's core, mantle, and crust structure, and [...]

c. 4.54 Billion BCE: The Birth of Earth – A Journey Through Time and Space

Delves into Earth's formation approximately 4.54 billion years ago and its unique characteristics as a geological, atmospheric, and biological entity. It explores Earth's dynamic structure, life-supporting conditions, and the ongoing quest to find other habitable [...]