BBC Earth - Timeline - The Late Heavy Bombardment and the early Earth

BBC Earth - Timeline - The Late Heavy Bombardment and the early Earth

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Late Heavy Bombardment (lunar cataclysm): hypothetical event around 4.1 to 3.8 billion years ago; a large number of impact craters on the Moon would have formed & also on Earth, Mercury, Venus & Mars; late in the Solar System's accretion period when Earth & the other rocky planets formed & gained most of their mass; new research casts doubt on this theory

Late Heavy Bombardment (lunar cataclysm): hypothetical event around 4.1 to 3.8 billion years ago; a large number of impact craters on the Moon would have formed & also on Earth, Mercury, Venus & Mars; late in the Solar System's accretion period when Earth & the other rocky planets formed & gained most of their mass; new research casts doubt on this theory

The Late Heavy Bombardment and Other Impacts That Helped Shape Our Solar System

The Late Heavy Bombardment and Other Impacts That Helped Shape Our Solar System

Incoming! The LHB probably lasted a lot longer than previously thought, with some really big blasts, too.

Incoming! The LHB probably lasted a lot longer than previously thought, with some really big blasts, too.

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