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View Full Version : Spotted: Asteroids ‘Smashing Themselves To Smithereens’ 1,200 Light-Years Away



Fraser
2014-Sep-03, 02:50 PM
When a crop of dust spread forth from the star NGC 2547-1D8 during 2012 observations, scientists quickly sprang into action. What they believe happened was two huge asteroids 1,200 light-years away crashed into each other. What’s more, researchers say that what they witnessed could herald planetary formation similar to what created our own solar system. […]

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