Small, but powerful


Earth’s atmosphere is about 100 times less massive than Venus’ atmosphere. This gave rise to the idea that Earth had a more massive atmosphere, which got then depleted by impacts. This Astrobite discusses what would have been the optimal impactor size. Click here to read the article on astrobites.org.

University of Virginia,

Charlottesville, USA

© 2020 by Michael Küffmeier

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