Category: NWA 11119 Meteorite

4.46 Billion-Year-Old Meteorite Flew Around in Space Before Earth’s Existence, Scientists Say

Approximately 4.5 billion years ago, the catastrophic explosion of a massive star, a supernova, caused an immense cloud of cosmic dust and gas to come together and form our solar system. But exactly how the planets were built remains somewhat of a mystery to scientists.