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Jupiter's Trojan Asteroids Show Their True Colors
Topic: Meteorites, Comets and Asteroids
10/21/12
Summary: Scientists using data from WISE have uncovered new clues about asteroids that orbit the Sun on the same path as Jupiter.

Evidence of a Dynamo on Vesta
Topic: Meteorites, Comets and Asteroids
10/13/12
Summary: A new study has found that Vesta once had a molten, swirling mass of fluid inside the asteroid that generated a magnetic field.

Asteroid Vesta May Be a Stunted Planet
Topic: Meteorites, Comets and Asteroids
09/30/12
Summary: A new study is reinforcing claims that the asteroid Vesta has a layered interior - a quality usually found only in planets and large moons.

The Mystery of Asteroid Oljato's Magnetic Disturbance
Topic: Meteorites, Comets and Asteroids
09/25/12
Summary: The asteroid 2201 Oljato appears to be exhibiting some strange behavior. Previous observations of Oljato showed unusual magnetic peaks, but new data from Venus Express suggest the asteroid has lost its magnetic mojo.

Dawn Sees Hydrated Minerals on Vesta
Topic: Meteorites, Comets and Asteroids
09/23/12
Summary: NASA's Dawn spacecraft has revealed that the surface of the giant asteroid Vesta has volatile materials in a broad swath around its equator.

Did an Ancient Meteor Have an Icy Double Punch?
Topic: Meteorites, Comets and Asteroids
09/22/12
Summary: A new study suggests that a large meteor impact 2.5 million years ago could have caused massive tsunamis and kick started the world's Ice Ages.

More Evidence for the Clovis Impact
Topic: Meteorites, Comets and Asteroids
09/20/12
Summary: New findings support the theory that a climate-altering cosmic impact that occurred some 13,000 years ago.

Name That Asteroid
Topic: Meteorites, Comets and Asteroids
09/06/12
Summary: NASA has announced an asteroid naming contest for students. The winner will name an asteroid from which the upcoming OSIRIS-REx mission will return samples to Earth.

Japanese Spacecraft to Search for Clues of Earth's First Life
Topic: Meteorites, Comets and Asteroids
09/03/12
Summary: The Japanese space agency is preparing for a second attempt at collecting material from an asteroid in an attempt to search for clue about how life began on Earth.

NASA's Dawn Spacecraft Prepares for Trek to Ceres
Topic: Meteorites, Comets and Asteroids
09/02/12
Summary: NASA's Dawn spacecraft is preparing to leave the giant asteroid Vesta and start its two-and-a-half-year journey to the dwarf planet Ceres.

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