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Super-Earths draw asteroids to other worlds, which may seed life

Added: 16.10.2017 13:17 | 3 views | 0 comments

Asteroid collisions can be destructive – just ask the dinosaurs – but they also bring key ingredients for life. Super-Earths can draw them to nearby worlds

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OSIRIS-REx spacecraft zooms by Earth on its way to an asteroid

Added: 16.10.2017 13:17 | 5 views | 0 comments

On its way to collect dust samples from the asteroid Bennu, NASA’S OSIRIS-REx spaceship will slingshot around Earth, passing 17,000 kilometres above Antarctica

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Nine probes reached the outer solar system: Where are they now?

Added: 16.10.2017 2:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

Besides Cassini, eight missions have passed the asteroid belt – and several are still broadcasting from the furthest solar system and beyond

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Asteroid Florence buzzes Earth in closest fly-by since 1890

Added: 16.10.2017 2:23 | 2 views | 0 comments

A 4.4-kilometre-wide space rock whizzed past Earth on its closest orbit in over a century. This asteroid won’t get this close again until after 2500

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Giant loner asteroids suggest baby planets formed quickly

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The oldest intact asteroids hint that planets didn’t grow by slowly gathering small space rocks, but came from rapidly collapsing dust

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Asteroids may have been giant mudballs in the early solar system

Added: 16.10.2017 2:23 | 1 views | 0 comments

Asteroids could have started life as sludgy balls of mud instead of tough rocks, which may explain how rocky planets came to be

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Nine probes reached the outer solar system: Where are they now?

Added: 16.10.2017 2:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

Besides Cassini, eight missions have passed the asteroid belt – and several are still broadcasting from the furthest solar system and beyond

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Asteroid Florence buzzes Earth in closest fly-by since 1890

Added: 16.10.2017 2:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

A 4.4-kilometre-wide space rock whizzed past Earth on its closest orbit in over a century. This asteroid won’t get this close again until after 2500

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Giant loner asteroids suggest baby planets formed quickly

Added: 16.10.2017 2:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

The oldest intact asteroids hint that planets didn’t grow by slowly gathering small space rocks, but came from rapidly collapsing dust

Tags: Asteroids, SPA
From: https:

Asteroids may have been giant mudballs in the early solar system

Added: 16.10.2017 2:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

Asteroids could have started life as sludgy balls of mud instead of tough rocks, which may explain how rocky planets came to be

Tags: Asteroids
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