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Updated Thursday, 25th June 2020

From robotic telescopes to an asteroid pretending to be a moon on Mars, here are four articles about asteroids.

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Revealing the surface of an asteroid using robotic telescopes 

How can studying asteroids allow us to have a better understanding of the formation of our solar system? Samuel Jackson, PhD student in The School of Physical Sciences digs into the research...

 

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Can a space rock from Costa Rica reveal the origin of water on Earth?

Ross Findlay, a Cosmochemistry PhD Student in The School of Physical Sciences, explores different types of meteorites which have landed across our planet.

 

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Phobos – an asteroid masquerading as a moon of Mars?

Zoe Morland, a PhD student in The School of Physical Sciences, looks at Phobos - one of Mars' moons and how space agencies are going to investigate its composition.

 

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Hitching a ride on an asteroid to travel back to the birth of the Solar System

Right now there are two active asteroid sample-return missions in space...

 

 

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