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Newly Discovered Mineral Provides Clues To Evolution Of Solar System
2012-06-27 09:42:28

A previously unknown mineral has been found in a meteorite that fell to Earth in 1969, according to a Caltech geologist who has been studying the meteoric sample since 2007.

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2008-03-20 00:05:00

Using visible and infrared data collected from telescopes on Hawaii’s Mauna Kea, a team of scientists, led by the University of Maryland’s Jessica Sunshine, have identified three asteroids that appear to be among our Solar System’s oldest objects.

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2005-04-21 07:48:17

The oxygen and magnesium content of some of the oldest objects in the universe are giving clues to the lifetime of the solar nebula, the mass of dust and gas that eventually led to the formation of our solar system.


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saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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