Meteorite material born in molten spray as embryo planets collided

West Lafayette IN (SPX) Jan 15, 2015

Asteroids may be a byproduct of planet formation rather than planetary building blocks, according to a recent paper in Nature. Research done at Purdue University suggests collisions of planetary embryos – the seeds to the planets in our solar system that existed 4 billion years ago – could be the origin of the material that formed asteroids.

When part of an asteroid falls onto the Earth it —> Read More Here


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