View Full Version : Asteroids Can Create Their Own Mini Planetary Systems

2010-Aug-25, 05:20 PM
From a University of Colorado-Boulder press release: While the common perception of asteroids is that they are giant rocks lumbering about in orbit, a new study shows they actually are constantly changing "little worlds" that can give birth to smaller asteroids that split off to start their own lives as they circle around the sun. [...]

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