Why are there different “flavors” of iron around the Solar System?

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Washington, DC—New work from Carnegie’s Stephen Elardo and Anat Shahar shows that interactions between iron and nickel under…
Asteroid Resembles Dungeons and Dragons Dice

February 13, 2017

Radar images of asteroid 2017 BQ6 were obtained on Feb. 6 and 7 with NASA’s 70-meter (230-foot) antenna…
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Begins Earth-Trojan Asteroid Search

February 10, 2017

A NASA spacecraft begins its search Thursday for an enigmatic class of near-Earth objects known as Earth-Trojan asteroids.…
Surveying the Scenery 90 Million Miles From Earth

February 10, 2017

A NASA spacecraft has begun its search for an enigmatic class of near-Earth objects known as Earth-Trojan asteroids.…
Don’t Judge an Asteroid by its Cover: Mid-infrared Data from SOFIA Shows Ceres’ True Composition

January 20, 2017

New observations show that Ceres, the largest body in the asteroid belt, does not appear to have the…
New NASA mission to visit a metal asteroid

January 18, 2017

NASA recently announced a pair of new space missions to explore questions about the earliest stages of our…
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