Latest M-type asteroid Stories
A huge asteroid visited by Europeâ€™s Rosetta probe is encased in a thick, dusty layer of debris at least 2,000 ft deep, created by eons of impacts that have left the shattered surface with a texture similar to the Earthâ€™s Moon.
Word of the Day
- To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.