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Fraser
2012-Jan-27, 12:20 AM
The mysterious asteroid Vesta may well have more surprises in store. Despite past observations that Vesta would be nearly bone dry, newly published research indicates that about half of the giant asteroid is sufficiently cold and dark enough that water ice could theoretically exist below the battered surface. Scientists working at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight [...]

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