Astronomers have been disinterested in the study of meteors for centuries, likening them to an atmospheric phenomenon similar to lightning.

Meteors and meteorites are two nouns which in fact define the same interplanetary object, with the difference that the second

In addition to long-life radionuclides, a number of short-life radionuclides were present in the primitive solar system. Most of them

There are two methods for determining the absolute age of a rock, so-called radiochronology: The isochronous method The cosmogenic nuclide

In the past it has happened that some meteorites are so big and so heavy that they violently hit the