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Does Mars have rings? Not right now, but maybe one day

Added: 21.03.2017 13:27 | 0 views | 0 comments

Researchers have developed a model that suggests that debris that was pushed into space from an asteroid or other body slamming into Mars around 4.3 billion years ago and alternates between becoming a planetary ring and clumping up to form a moon.

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Asteroid clay is a better space radiation shield than aluminium

Added: 16.03.2017 20:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

Cosmic radiation poses one of the biggest health risks for astronauts on long space missions, but clay extracted from space rocks could protect them

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Mechanism underlying size-sorting of rubble on asteroid Itokawa revealed

Added: 08.03.2017 21:54 | 1 views | 0 comments

Researchers investigate why pebbles and boulders on asteroid Itokawa's surface occupy separate regions.

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Craters show Earth is bombarded at random

Added: 07.03.2017 19:55 | 1 views | 0 comments

Asteroids don't hit our planet at regular intervals, as was previously thought. Earth scientists have reached this conclusion after analyzing impact craters formed in the last 500 million years, concentrating on precisely dated events.

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Small Asteroid Flies Within 9,000 Miles of Earth | Video

Added: 07.03.2017 15:04 | 2 views | 0 comments

The 10-foot (3 meter) space rock came within the orbit of geosynchronous satellites when it flew by the Earth on March 2nd, 2017. The asteroid was designated 2017 EA and was discovered by the NASA-funded Catalina Sky Survey 6 hours earlier.

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The greatest danger asteroids pose to us is not from the impact

Added: 01.03.2017 10:50 | 7 views | 0 comments

If an asteroid hits a major city, only 3 per cent of the casualties will be from the crater it forms – most will be from overheated air and high winds

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The upstart asteroid who showed rings are for everybody

Added: 01.03.2017 10:50 | 17 views | 0 comments

Rings were thought to belong only to an exclusive celestial club including flashy giants like Saturn – but then Chariklo crashed the party

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The upstart asteroid who showed rings are for everybody

Added: 20.02.2017 16:40 | 4 views | 0 comments

Rings were thought to belong only to an exclusive celestial club including flashy giants like Saturn – but then Chariklo crashed the party

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