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Asteroids' close encounters with Mars

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#1    Waspie_Dwarf

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Posted 21 November 2013 - 02:51 PM

Asteroids' close encounters with Mars
Scientists find that Mars, not Earth, shakes up some near-Earth asteroids.


Massachusetts Institute of Technology said:

For nearly as long as astronomers have been able to observe asteroids, a question has gone unanswered: Why do the surfaces of most asteroids appear redder than meteorites the remnants of asteroids that have crashed to Earth?

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