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The first analysis of samples from the asteroid Ryugu returned to Earth by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's Hayabusa2 spacecraft offers new insights into Ryugu's formation history. Laboratory analysis of 17 individual grains from the ...
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In October 2020, NASA's OSRISIS-REx spacecraft made history by touching down on the asteroid Bennu and grabbing a sample of rock and debris. New analysis of this encounter has revealed the probe was lucky to avoid sinking into the asteroid's surface.
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Using 95 milligrams of the asteroid's debris, the researchers measured dozens of chemical elements in the sample and then compared abundances of several of those elements to those measured in rare meteorites classified as CI-type chondrites. Fewer than 10 ...
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Asteroid Bennu's boulder-covered surface gives it protection against small meteoroid impacts, according to observations of craters by NASA's OSIRIS-REx (Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer) spacecraft.
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Main-belt asteroid (16) Psyche is the largest M-type asteroid. Its surface is very heterogeneous. The asteroid has been a focus of numerous previous mapping efforts. Scientists have observed the asteroid using various telescopes to measure light ...
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NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft had a mission in 2020: fly to Bennu, an asteroid about 200 million miles from earth, land briefly, collect a small sample, and return home. But its mission was thwarted, not by any Space Force situation or black hole ...
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Sachiko Amari, research professor of physics in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, is part of the international team that described results from the first sample-return mission to a carbonaceous asteroid, the JAXA Hayabusa2 mission ...
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Back in 2014, the Japanese space agency (JAXA) launched something called Hayabusa2. We're talking about a sample return spacecraft aimed at getting to near-Earth asteroid 162173 Ryugu, snatching a piece of it, and returning it back to Earth.
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We're big fans of Hori's Split Pad Pro here at Vooks and happy to report they're working on an entirely new model. Dubbed the Split Pad Fit, this new model takes what we and everyone loves about the Split Pad Pro and just trims it up a bit.
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Understanding ice loss in Antarctica has been improved by a range of research into causes of ice shelves and glacier retreat on the frozen continent. Multiple studies have recently shown that increasing ocean and atmospheric temperatures are causing ...
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NEW YORK — Today's sharks have nothing on their ancient cousins. A giant shark that roamed the oceans millions of years ago could have devoured a creature the size of a killer whale in just five bites, new research suggests.
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Hori has another JoyCon replacement on the way. After their successful Split Pad Pro controller, Hori has a slimmer Split Pad Fit on the way, designed to be...
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Slime Rancher and its wiggly jiggly spin encapsulated farming and simulation genre fans when it released back in 2016. From the cute slimes that inspired the name to the gizmos and gadgets that add depth and interesting mechanics to the world, ...
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