Latest Calcium-aluminium-rich inclusion Stories
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.
Using visible and infrared data collected from telescopes on Hawaiiâ€™s Mauna Kea, a team of scientists, led by the University of Marylandâ€™s Jessica Sunshine, have identified three asteroids that appear to be among our Solar Systemâ€™s oldest objects.
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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