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2009-03-25 14:40:00

For the first time in history, scientists have matched a meteorite on Earth with a specific asteroid, providing insight into how the planets were formed and how to best avoid a potential asteroid catastrophe sometime in the future.

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2006-03-14 06:45:00

NASA scientists have a new mystery to solve: How did materials formed by fire end up on the outermost reaches of the solar system, where temperatures are the coldest?


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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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