Asteroid Ryugu Sample Has Dust Grains Older Than Our Solar System

Chris K

Chris K

Chris K
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Examining samples from asteroid Ryugu, scientists have made a startling discovery. They have spotted microscopic grains of ancient materials that are even older than our Solar System. Located in the near-Earth solar orbit, asteroid Ryugu is shaped like a spinning top and orbits the Sun every 16 months.

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