Pictures of the Universe Views of the most interesting objects in our universe by NASA.
Meteorites - Rocks that were once parts of planets or large asteroids.
Active Volcanoes occur in other parts of the solar system. They are different from those on Earth.
||Rocks on Mars
Rocks on Mars Many of the rocks found on Mars are not very different from Earth rocks.
Olivine Rain Spitzer Telescope discovered a rain of olivine crystals on protostar HOPS-68.
||Largest Impact Crater
The Vredefort Crater is the largest and 2nd oldest impact crater visible on Earth.
||Gems from Space
Extraterrestrial Gems A number of materials from space have been used as attractive gems.
||Diamonds In Space
Diamonds In Space Diamonds have been found in meteorites and other celestial bodies.
Moon\'s Internal Structure The Moon has a structure similar to earth and an iron-rich core.
||Life on Europa?
Life on Europa could exist in a salty ocean deep below its frozen surface.
||Volcanoes on Mars
Olympus Mons is the highest point on Mars and largest volcano in the solar system.
||Volcanoes on Venus
Volcanoes on Venus? The surface of Venus is covered by lava flows and shield volcanoes.
Asteroid Impact Craters! See 50 of Earth\'s largest impact craters with Google Maps.
Near-Earth Asteroids Since Earth formed it has been hit with rocks from space.
||Asteroids and Earth
Earth-Crossing Asteroids Can we do anything about an asteroid that is might hit Earth?
Vesta Meteorites About 5% of the meteorites found on Earth are from the asteroid Vesta.