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Asteroid Vesta Provides Hints of How Earth Came Together – NYTimes.com

January 24, 2013 – Vesta (pictured above) Explains a lot about Earth:  Vesta, the second largest of the asteroids, is a runt planet. Both Vesta and Ceres (pictured below), the largest asteroid and the Dawn’s next destination, are also heavy … Continue reading

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Dinosaur Killing Asteroid Suspect Cleared of Any Wrong Doing!

September 13, 2012 – Dinosaur Killing Asteroid Suspect Cleared of Any Wrong Doing: Observations from NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) telescope, indicate the family of asteroids, some believed was responsible for the demise of the dinosaurs, is not likely … Continue reading

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