Ryugu Samples Are Most Contaminant-Free Outer Solar System Particles, Says Study

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In an in-depth analysis conducted by a team of Japanese researchers at JAMSTEC (Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology), it is found that the Ryugu samples brought on Earth in December 2020 by the Japanese aircraft Hayabusa-2 are the most “uncontaminated” samples. This will help scientists get a crystal-clear insight into the chemistry of the particl...

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