Chaos Reigned in Early Solar System

Scientists used radioactive isotopes to determine the age of some solar system asteroids by sampling meteorites and discovered a chaotic early history.

Beth Johnson

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IMAGE: Artist’s impression of the early solar system. CREDIT: Tobias Stierli, flaeck / PlanetS

Here in our own star system, astronomers and planetary scientists continue to work toward understanding how planets formed and how the system evolved…

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Beth Johnson

Planetary scientist, podcast host. Communication specialist for SETI Institute and Planetary Science Institute. Buy me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/planetarypan