Paleontologists have discovered fossil remains belonging to an enormous 'toothed' bird that lived for a period of about 60 million years after dinosaurs.
Oct. 27, 2020 • ~7 min
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The Osiris-Rex spacecraft collected so much rock from asteroid Bennu that bits are leaking out.
Oct. 24, 2020 • ~2 min
Bennu will tell us about our own origins as much as about the origin of asteroid Bennu.
Oct. 21, 2020 • ~7 min
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OSIRIS-REx will touch down on asteroid Bennu, collect a sample of the dust and begin its journey back to Earth, where scientists will study it, hoping to learn secrets of the solar system's origin.
Oct. 19, 2020 • ~8 min
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Martian meteorites allow scientists here on Earth to decode that planet's geology, more than a decade before the first missions are scheduled to bring rocks back home from Mars.
June 16, 2020 • ~6 min
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Simulations may solve the mystery of why some asteroids like Bennu have a "spinning top" shape. The work points to the origins of these kinds of asteroids.
June 2, 2020 • ~7 min
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