The oldest rock fragments found by the research team have chemical elements in higher quantities than those usually found in meteorites, which gives an idea of its antiquity and its striking power.
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from earth Meteorite Till now the talk of collision was heard only somewhere, people had read about it in history, geography and science books but now scientists have claimed that they have found the oldest evidence about it. According to scientists, for the first time from the earth about 3.48 billion years ago Meteorite would have collided. Scientists have also mentioned small pieces of molten rocks in favor of proving their research.
Australian scientists have claimed to find out in detail about 3.48 billion years old rock pieces. They estimate that when the meteorite would have hit the ground, there would have been a huge destruction on the earth. After a strong collision, the rocks would have been scattered all around and after thousands of years the molten rock would have cooled down again. But the remains of that devastating collision are not completely gone.
Research presented at Texas conference
In fact, the 54th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference was held in Texas last week and during this time a group of scientists from Australia presented this research. Scientists have concluded that looking at the pieces of circular rocks found in Western Australia gives an idea of its antiquity. It has been said in the conference that this is the evidence of the oldest attack on the earth.
At the same time, Chris Yakimchuk, a Canadian geologist, also says that “this new research document is about ejecta in old rocks, whose age is 3.48 billion years. He said that the claims made in the research are strong. But more study is needed to confirm this.
Claims of meteorite collision have been controversial
However, evidence of meteors hitting Earth is difficult to find and is often controversial. After years, the marks of old attacks get erased. This is the reason why a 2012 study claimed to have uncovered the world’s oldest meteorite crater, sparking a heated debate among scientists. Now the scientists of Australia have once again started a new debate around the world by talking about the collision of the first asteroid.
The new team is now studying those rocks. Which are surrounded by circular layers. According to scientists, if these evidences lead us in the right direction, then it will reveal rare clues about the history of our planet.
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