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UMd-Led Team Finds Ancient Asteroids Formed at Solar System's Start


March 20, 2008

CV3 meteorite Allende Using visible and infrared data collected from telescopes on Hawaii's Mauna Kea, a team of scientists, led by the University of Maryland's Jessica Sunshine, have identified three asteroids that appear to be among our solar system's oldest objects. Full Story

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