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2010-10-05 06:15:00

A huge asteroid visited by Europe’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 Earth’s Moon.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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