“Collisions with Asteroids were Common”, suggests early Earth Model

August 1, 2014 7:54 AM

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“Collisions with Asteroids were Common”, suggests early Earth Model

During initial days of Earth, collisions with asteroids were common that made the planet a turbulent place; now scientists have managed to quantify the collisions.

A new model released yesterday stating that Earth collided with many extraterrestrial bodies. According to this study, Earth was hit by around 4 cosmic projectiles with a diameter larger than 600 miles, nearly the width of Texas. Around 7 more, with a diameter of about 300 miles, also hit Earth. Acc...

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