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Meteorites Hold Secrets Of Earth's Formation
2012-07-23 05:32:42

Scientists attempting to better understand the formation and the present-day layering of planet Earth have turned to ancient meteorites, which they say could hold important clues to some of the Solar System's earliest chemical processes.

Image 1 - Dawn Mission Reveals Ateroid Vesta's Secrets
2012-05-10 13:17:00

NASA unleashed a new analysis of the giant asteroid Vesta on Thursday based on data taken by its Dawn spacecraft.


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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.