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Scientists pinpointed the oldest meteor crater ever discovered. When the area rock struck Australia 2.2 billion years in the past, it ended a worldwide ice age.

There are 70,000 meteorites — items of particles from area objects that hit Earth — at present identified to science. However solely 190 of them left behind impression craters scientists might determine. Based on a new study revealed within the journal Nature Communications, the oldest such impression web site ever discovered is positioned in western Australia, about 500… Read More »