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Dwarf planet Ceres hosts home-grown organic material

Added: 24.03.2017 15:47 | 0 views | 0 comments

The first evidence of organic material on Ceres opens the door to the possibility that other asteroids harbour precursors to primitive life

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No room for complacency over threats from space

Added: 24.03.2017 15:47 | 0 views | 0 comments

Asteroid impacts pose a perennial threat to Earth, so we should be alarmed that two planned missions to study asteroids' make-up face the axe

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Dinosaur crater's clue to origin of life

Added: 23.03.2017 7:58 | 2 views | 0 comments

The crater made by the asteroid that killed off the dinosaurs reveals clues to the origins of life on Earth.

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Asteroid clay is a better space radiation shield than aluminium

Added: 23.03.2017 2:07 | 2 views | 0 comments

Cosmic radiation poses one of the biggest health risks for astronauts on long space missions, but clay extracted from space rocks could protect them

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Far-off asteroid caught cohabiting with Uranus around the sun

Added: 22.03.2017 2:03 | 1 views | 0 comments

The second Trojan asteroid of Uranus ever found suggests there could be hundreds more associated with the planet

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Does Mars have rings? Not right now, but maybe one day

Added: 21.03.2017 13:27 | 3 views | 0 comments

Researchers have developed a model that suggests that debris that was pushed into space from an asteroid or other body slamming into Mars around 4.3 billion years ago and alternates between becoming a planetary ring and clumping up to form a moon.

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Hit threatening asteroids’ bright spots to deflect them

Added: 20.03.2017 2:19 | 6 views | 0 comments

Paler, softer rock is the best target if we want to knock incoming asteroids off course, suggests a study of the Chelyabinsk meteor that blew up over Russia

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Metal asteroid and Trojans selected for next NASA missions

Added: 19.03.2017 2:07 | 1 views | 0 comments

The US space agency will send probes to metallic asteroid Psyche and the mysterious Trojans that flank Jupiter in the 2020s

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