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Water in asteroid dust offers clues to life on Earth
Deccan Herald | 23/09/2022 09:19 PM | Click to read full article
Specks of dust retrieved by a Japanese space probe from an asteroid some 300 million kilometers from Earth have revealed a surprising component: a drop of water, scientists said Friday.
The findings are in the latest research to be published from the analysis of 5.4 grams of rocks and dust gathered by the Hayabusa-2 probe from the asteroid Ryugu.