Scientists from Freie Universität Berlin, among others, have published the results of a new determination of the crystallization age of 4566.6 ± 0.6 million years for a meteorite called Erg Chech 002 (EC 002).

Dwarf planet Ceres: Organic compounds and salt deposits in the Urvara impact crater

Television report about the Flensburg meteorite as part of the german TV science program ZDF terra Xpress. With the participation of Prof. Addi Bischoff, Dr. Markus Patzek and Ulla Heitmann of the University of Münster.



Researchers at the University of Münster confirm: "Blaubeuren" is the result of a cosmic collision.

The Moon formed a little later than previously assumed. When a Mars-sized protoplanet was destroyed in a collision with the young Earth, a new body was created from the debris ejected during this catastrophe – the Moon.

BBC magazine “Sky at Night” published an article “How scientists estimate the ages of planetary surfaces” about the initial results of the TRR A2 project taking place in the University of Münster. The article is based on the work of Wajiha Iqbal and Harald Hiesinger originally published in the journal “Icarus”.

Television report by 3Sat about the finding of the Flensburg meteorite and its implications for the origin of water on Earth (in German).


Planetary researchers of the University of Münster show: The meteorite contains minerals that were formed with the participation of water in the early phase of the solar system.