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Fraser
2010-Apr-28, 05:50 PM
We usually think of asteroids as dark, dry, lifeless chunks of rock, just like the image of Asteroid Itokawa, above. But some asteroids may be more like "minor planets" after all. Researchers have found evidence on one asteroid 24 Themis of water ice and organic materials. This discovery is exciting [...]

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