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MetSoc Days 1 and 2

The Meteoritical Society meeting got underway on Monday morning. A wide range of reasearch has already been presented to an audience of around 550 scientists from all around the world. The Japanese teams working on samples of asteroid Itokawa presented … Continue reading

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Dawn at Vesta

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As dawn is breaking on the UK tomorrow the Dawn spacecraft will have begun its year-long orbit of the asteroid Vesta. Data will start being gathered in August. Dawn is a ground-breaking mission, the first to orbit a main-belt asteroid … Continue reading

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