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« on: April 29, 2010, 01:32:58 AM »

Water Ice Found on the Surface of an Asteroid for the First Time

An asteroid circling the sun between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter has for the first time been shown to harbor water ice and organic compounds. Those traits had been associated with comets, which spring from colder, more distant reservoirs in the outer solar system, but not their asteroidal cousins. The finding supports the notion that asteroids could have provided early Earth with water for its oceans as well as some of the prebiotic compounds that allowed life to develop...
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« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2010, 08:25:38 AM »

Awesome! Cheesy

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