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Beautiful Vesta
Topic: Meteorites, Comets and Asteroids
05/14/12
Summary: Six papers on results of the Dawn spacecraft's exploration of the protoplanet Vesta were published on May 11, detailing a plethora of new discoveries.

Vesta Collision Occurred More Recently Than Thought
Topic: Meteorites, Comets and Asteroids
05/11/12
Summary: New research shows that a giant impact crater on the Asteroid (4) Vesta was created much more recently than previously thought.

Meteor Explodes Over California
Topic: Meteorites, Comets and Asteroids
04/29/12
Summary: On April 22, 2012, a fireball over the skies of central/northern California was accompanied by a loud explosion. The source was a meteoroid about the size of a minivan.

Dawn Reveals Secrets of Vesta's History
Topic: Meteorites, Comets and Asteroids
04/28/12
Summary: NASA's Dawn spacecraft has revealed the varied surface composition, sharp temperature changes, and clues about the internal structure of the asteroid Vesta.

A Plan to Mine Asteroids
Topic: Meteorites, Comets and Asteroids
04/27/12
Summary: A private company has announced plans to mine Near-Earth Asteroids for raw materials ranging from water to precious metals.

Intense Asteroid Impacts on Early Earth
Topic: Meteorites, Comets and Asteroids
04/25/12
Summary: New research reveals that the Archean era experienced far more major asteroid impacts than had been previously thought.

You Could Target Asteroids
Topic: Meteorites, Comets and Asteroids
04/20/12
Summary: A new NASA outreach project will enlist the help of amateur astronomers to discover near-Earth objects.

NASA’s SWIFT Monitors Comet Garradd
Topic: Meteorites, Comets and Asteroids
04/17/12
Summary: An unusually dust-rich comet is helping astrobiologists understand how comets change as they move farther away from the Sun.

Impacts Could be Boon for Subterranean Life
Topic: Meteorites, Comets and Asteroids
04/16/12
Summary: A drilling project into the Chesapeake Bay impact crater has found evidence that the subsurface may become more habitable after a large impact.

Earth's Many Moons
Topic: Meteorites, Comets and Asteroids
04/02/12
Summary: Astronomers have found that the Earth has 'minimoons' that can orbit our planet for less than a year at a time before returning to their normal positions as asteroids orbiting the Sun.

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