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Astronomers observed the aftermath of DART’s asteroid impact

Using ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT), two teams of astronomers have observed the aftermath of the collision between NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART)...

Study highlights how amino acids shaped the genetic code of ancient microorganisms

Scientists gain insights into how amino acids shaped the genetic code of ancient microorganisms.

Hubble captured movie of DART smashing into an asteroid

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope captured a series of photos of rapid changes to the asteroid Dimorphos when it was deliberately hit by a...

Analysis of the Ryugu asteroid sample reveals it is organic-rich

Asteroid Ryugu has a rich complement of organic molecules.

Astronomers identified unknown class water-rich asteroids

Small planets originate from the edge of our solar system.

Webb detects a previously unknown 100–200-meter asteroid

Extremely small main-belt asteroid.

Ryugu asteroid could help us learn about how the solar system formed

Understanding the chemical composition of our solar system as it existed in its infancy.

Ryugu asteroid samples continue to reveal solar system history

These primitive samples from Ryugu represent the best estimate of the solar composition to date.

Study of polluted white dwarfs reveals that stars and planets grow together

Early-formation picture is likely to be correct.

Potentially hazardous asteroid Phaethon has changing rotation

The discovery is an example of progress in global efforts to characterize potentially hazardous asteroids.

NASA’s DART mission successfully changed the asteroid’s orbit

NASA is trying to be ready for whatever the universe throws at us.

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