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A new study outlines the discovery of serpentine on the...

8 Jul 2014, 09:00 UTC
A new study outlines the discovery of serpentine on the...
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A new study outlines the discovery of serpentine on the protoplanet Vesta (courtesy of data from NASA’s Dawn Mission). Serpentine can’t survive over 400 degrees Celsius - which means it probably came from asteroids that impacted Vesta after it cooled.
To learn more about Vestsa, check out this NASA conference featuring Carol Raymond (Dawn Principal Investigator at NASA JPL) and M. Cristina De Sanctis (Italian National Institute of Astrophysics).

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