Asteroids Don't Break Up Like You Think They Do: Study - Universe Today
The early Solar System was a shooting gallery. Smaller-body collisions happened far more frequently than we see it today, pockmarking the Moon and Mercury. On a larger scale, simulation show the Earth came close to blowing apart when a Mars-sized object crashed into us long ago. So we’d be forgiven for thinking that it’s asteroid … Continue reading "Asteroids Don’t Break Up Like You Think They Do: Study"