View Full Version : Craters on Vesta and Ceres Could Show Jupiter's Age

2009-Sep-14, 12:10 AM
Scientists use crater distributions to tell the ages of planetary surfaces on rocky bodies. But how can the ages of gas planets be determined? Believe it or not, possibly from craters. Scientists from the National Institute of Astrophysics in Rome say that crater patterns on the two largest asteroids in the asteroid [...]

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