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Pictures of the Universe Views of the most interesting objects in our universe by NASA.
Life on Europa?
Life on Europa could exist in a salty ocean deep below its frozen surface.
Gems from Space
Extraterrestrial Gems Numerous materials from space are used as attractive gems.
Moon's Internal Structure The Moon has a structure similar to earth and an iron-rich core.
Meteorites - Rocks that were once parts of planets or large asteroids.
Near-Earth Asteroids Since Earth formed it has been hit with rocks from space.
Diamonds In Space
Diamonds In Space Diamonds have been found in meteorites and other celestial bodies.
Volcanoes in Space
Active Volcanoes in other parts of the solar system are different from those on Earth.
Volcanoes on Mars
Olympus Mons is the highest point on Mars and largest volcano in the solar system.
Geology of Pluto
Geology of Pluto NASA finds craters, nitrogen ice flows, mountains, and possible dunes.
Who Owns the Moon?
Who Owns the Moon? Does the U.S. have any claim to the Moon, asteroids or planets?
Rocks on Mars
Rocks on Mars Many of the rocks found on Mars are not very different from Earth rocks.
Largest Impact Crater
The Vredefort Crater is the largest and 2nd oldest impact crater visible on Earth.
Olivine Rain? Space Telescope detects olivine crystals raining on a distant star.
Asteroids and Earth
Earth-Crossing Asteroids Can we do anything about an asteroid that is might hit Earth?
Lunar Rift System
Lunar Rift System? Gravity maps revise the geologic history of the near side of the moon.
Volcanoes on Venus
Volcanoes on Venus? The surface of Venus is covered by lava flows and shield volcanoes.
Geology Tools - Hammers, field bags, hand lenses, maps, hardness picks, gold pans.
Vesta Meteorites About 5% of the meteorites found on Earth are from the asteroid Vesta.
The Richest Meteorite Field - More meteorites found here than anywhere else on Earth.