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Possible Destination? Researchers Find Water Ice and Organics on Asteroid - Universe Today
[/caption] We usually think of asteroids as dark, dry, lifeless chunks of rock, just like the image of Asteroid Itokawa, above. But some asteroids may be more like “minor planets” after all. Researchers have found evidence on one asteroid – 24 Themis – of water ice and organic materials. This discovery is exciting on two … Continue reading "Possible Destination? Researchers Find Water Ice and Organics on Asteroid"